As a consumer, if you use an accredited natural medicine practitioner, you may be able to claim treatment under your private Health Fund depending on your provider and policy. Some health funds in Australia will provide insurance rebates when you choose to be treated by a recognised and accredited member of an association such as the Australian Traditional-Medicine Society (ATMS). ATMS is aware that the following health funds potentially provide varied cover and rebates when you are treated by an accredited natural medicine practitioner. Please contact the individual health fund to confirm further information on their packages and offers.
Essential oils have been used for therapeutic purposes for over 6,000 years
Naturopaths are trained in, and can incorporate, a variety of natural medicine treatments such as herbal medicine, nutritional therapy and lifestyle management
The origins of acupuncture can be traced back more than 2,000 years, making it one of the oldest health care systems in the world