MEDICARE & HEALTH FUNDS
Rebates are available from most health funds with extras cover. Check with your fund for further information.
Some children may be eligible for Medicare rebates. Eligibility is assessed by your child's GP. Rebates are only available from Medicare if clients are:
Covered by a Chronic Disease Management (CDM) Plan from a G.P. Check with your G.P. if your child is eligible. A maximum of 5 rebates may be claimed per calendar year.
Covered by a Referral for follow-up allied heath services under Medicare for People of Aboriginal or Torres-Strait Islander descent. A maximum of 5 rebates may be claimed per calendar year.
Referred as part of the Helping Children with Autism Program. There are 4 rebates available for assessment and a total of 20 rebates available for therapy sessions.
Referred as part of the Better Start For Children with Disability Initiative. There are 4 rebates available for assessment and a total of 20 rebates available for therapy sessions.
Helping Children with Autism Program - Early Intervention:
Speech Plus Speech Pathology is an approved provider for the Helping Children with Autism Early Intervention program.