Private Health Funds

Speech Pathology assessments and intervention can be claimed through your health fund. The exact rebate amount will depend on your health fund and on the service provided. Please contact your health fund for more information. For more information about private health funds, please visit the Private Health Insurance Ombudsman’s website: www.privatehealth.gov.au

Chronic Disease Management Plan – Medicare

You may be entitled to receive 5 Medicare rebates per calendar year as part of the CMD plan. The rebate is $52.95 for each individual session.

You will require a referral letter from your GP to receive these rebates. Please contact me if you would like to discuss the CDM plan in further detail.

Helping Children With Autism – Medicare

This rebate is available for children aged under 15 years of age who have a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder.

You will require a referral from your Paediatrician in order to access rebates for 4 assessments and up to 20 therapy sessions.

Helping Children With Autism (HCWA)

This Australian government Initiative provides support for children with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder up to the age of 6.

Under this program, eligible children can receive up to $12,000 for therapy and resources. For more information contact the Autism Advisor Program on 1300 978 611.

I am a registered provider for the Helping Children with Autism program.