HOW DOES AN EPC WORK?
There are two types of plans your GP will write for you:
- GP Management Plan (GPMP)
- Team Care Arrangement (TCA)
Both of these programs are for chronic conditions (longer than 6 months), with the TCA written if your GP wants to send you to more than 2 allied health professionals.
Can I request an EPC from my GP?
Yes you may ask your GP for a plan to help you manage a specific condition. You may also request which health services you would like to use for example physiotherapy to help manage back pain and also an exercise physiologist to get you started on a rehab program for strengthening and balance.