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    Default Hip Dysplasia & Medicare

    Hi Hubbers,

    My 7mo has just been diagnosed with Hip Dysplasia and we have to visit a major hospital to get a brace custom made. I am curious as to whether we will be out of pocket or is the brace covered by Medicare? TIA

    PS We aren't in a private fund.

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    When my DD got hers fitted through the children's hospital it was all covered by Medicare

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    As far as I know...no .
    But if someone knows better, I am happy to be corrected

    If you need support there is a lovely group on FB...

    My DD had DDH at birth and was in a pavlik harness. She is fine now and at 7 you wouldn't even know....she is a success story

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    I have never paid for a brace. We have had 2 kids treated in public hospitals in both Vic & NSW and we did not have to pay. I've lost count of how many we would have been given, maybe 10 all up?


 

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