Why Book With An IMTA Member
We promote high standards, ethics and professionalism in clinical practice as well as training and continuing professional development for massage and bodywork therapists in Ireland.
Consider choosing the IMTA because our registered therapists:
Many people like to receive regular massage sessions and recognise the benefits of doing so. However for some, attending a massage therapist is necessary to relieve pain, due to an injury or illness, or for stress and anxiety reduction needs.
Irrespective of your reasons for getting a massage, knowing ways to make it more affordable can be helpful.
There are two ways you can do this:
Irish Life Health InsuraNce
All our therapists are recognised by Irish Life Health insurance for treatment rebates. Members of the IMTA fall under "Allied Health Professionals and Alternative Practitioners" within the personal insurance plans. €30 can be claimed back per treatment, which depending on your health care package can be capped at a maximum amount of visits per policy year.
To submit a claim for a rebate, you will need a receipt from your IMTA therapist.It will state your name, the treatment type and cost as well as the name and details of your therapist including the therapist's IMTA membership number.
Revenue Health Expenses
If you have been prescribed massage treatments by a registered medical practitioner you can claim relief on health expenses through myAccount or Revenue Online Services (ROS). Form 12 (for PAYE) or Form 11 (for self-assessed) for tax back on your treatments. Revenue - Health Expenses. You can only claim for expenses you have receipts for. You can can claim tax relief on the last four year's health expenses.
If you have private health insurance, you can claim tax relief on the portion of those expenses not covered by your insurer. Real Time Credits (revenue.ie)