Information on Funding / Rebates Available
The Speech Pathologists at Peninsula Speech Pathology are registered for Medicare and Private Health Fund rebates. Medicare, Private Health Insurance and Third Party Health Provider funding can be available, as follows:
Private Health Funds
Speech Pathology services can be rebated under certain ancillary tables of private health funds. Consult your insurance provider to obtain details on the rebate amount, and the maximum amount you can claim per person or family in a calendar year.
Medicare Safety Net
Some clients may qualify for a Medicare Allied Health Initiative for Chronic Disease Management Items-previously known as Enhanced Primary Care – (EPC) plans.
Specialist Program Funding
The “Helping Children with Autism” Package provides funding for multidisciplinary early intervention programs. This funding is administered through the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs (FaHCSIA).
A supplementary payment may be available for those who provide additional daily care and attention for someone with a disability or medical condition, or who is frail aged.
The Carer’s Allowance