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 $53.80 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.