The standard consultation fees are $118 per session for a 50 minute appointment, or $98 for those on benefits. Payment is required in full on the day of service via Eftpos, cash or personal cheque. You will be able to claim a substantial proportion of the fees if you are eligible for psychological services under Medicare. Medicare will reimburse $ 87.45 per session for up to 10 sessions per calendar year.
The cost of each therapy session without a Mental Health Care Plan is covered by you. There is no rebate through Medicare without a Mental Health Care Plan and referral.
Medicare item 80110
$118.00 - $87.45 (Medicare rebate) = $30.55 (out of pocket expense)
$98.00 - $87.45 (Medicare rebate) = $10.55 (out of pocket expense)
Referral from GP required
$118 (No Medicare rebate)
$98 (No Medicare rebate)
No Referral from GP required
Concession fees apply to clients who hold a current valid concession card or for clients in certain exceptional circumstances.
I understand on occassion you may need to reschedule your appointments. If you are unable to keep a scheduled appointment, please let me know at least one business day (24 hours) in advance. This would provide an opportunity for another person to use the available time. You can provide notice that you are unable to attend your appointment by calling and leaving a message on 0414 242 971, or by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org