Fees and Rebates.
Please contact our friendly administration team on 0451 178 880 to discuss applicable fees and funding options
Many private health funds offer rebates for Occupational Therapy consultations, home visits and group sessions under ancillary cover. Please check with your health fund to see if you are eligible.
If you were referred under Workers’ Compensation or Motor Vehicle Accident insurance we will contact your insurer for funding approval before your first appointment. Once we have approval we will bill direct to your insurer.
There are two Medicare programs that offer rebates that may apply.
The Better Access to Mental Health program currently offers a rebate of $96.35 for home visits, $74.80 for clinic appointments and $19.00 for group sessions.
A referral is required from your GP or Psychiatrist to claim a Medicare rebate under Better Access to Mental Health. You are entitled to up to 10 focused psychological consultations as well as up to 10 group sessions annually under this program if eligible.
Please note that there are only Medicare rebates for Telehealth appointments for people living in specified rural areas, referred under the Better Access scheme.
The Chronic Disease Management program currently offers a rebate of $52.95 for both home visit and clinic appointments.
A referral and a Chronic Disease Management Plan from your GP are required to claim a Medicare rebate under Chronic Disease Management. You are entitled to 5 allied health sessions annually under this program.
Our Occupational Therapy services are billed at an hourly rate of $190 per hour This is below the Workcover recommended scheduled fee for occupational therapy. The majority of services are conducted in hour long sessions, however additional services at the hourly rate include travel time (for home visits), and reports requested for third parties.
Scrambler Therapy is billed at a rate of $300 – $400 per session. Some rebates are available through private health insurance and/or Medicare. Please contact our office for further information.
We are a DVA registered provider for occupational therapy and mental health. There are no out of pocket expenses for DVA clients accessing our occupational therapy services.
We are an NDIS registered provider for occupational therapy services. There are no out of pocket expenses for NDIS participant accessing our services under their NDIS Plan.