Podiatrist Referral Information

Podiatrist Referral Information

In accordance with Medicare Legislation a Podiatrist may refer for the following items and patients are eligible for a Medicare benefit:

55836

Ultrasound of ankle or hind foot

55840

Ultrasound of mid or forefoot

55844

Ultrasound assessment of lump / mass

57521

X-Ray of foot and ankle

57527

X-Ray of ankle and leg
X-Ray of leg and knee
X-Ray of knee and femur
A combination of these regions.

If you are referred for any other Medicare item, you will incur a fee which is payable at the time of your appointment.