Coronary CT Angiography (Coronary CTA) is a CT scan of the heart and can show any narrowings or blockages of the coronary arteries. It is often used to determine if chest pains are caused by these narrowings or blockages. Working with a number of local cardiologists we’re able to assess patients with chest pains and determine the most appropriate test. If patients are appropriate for coronary CTA, they will undergo some preparation before returning for the scan. Coronary CTA scans require a referral from a specialist and is covered by Medicare with a small out of pocket fee. Attendance of the Rapid Assessment Clinic will require a referral from your GP.
Medicare rebates for CCTA require a referral from a Specialist.
There are no Medicare rebates available for Calcium scores. GPs can refer directly.