FEES AND REBATES
COVID-19 (Coronavirus): I'm committed to my community. Now that we are facing even greater testing times, I want to do my bit to help reduce the stress that could be faced. Until September 30th, new and existing clients will be BULK BILLED.
If you do not or can not leave your home, Telehealth via video conferencing is an option. Research has found that telehealth can be as effective as face to face visits for providing mental health support. I have started seeing clients through video conferencing and it is very straight forward.
Either way, you will not have to pay an upfront fee, you will not be out of pocket and you don't even have to leave your home.
No referral is required. You can refer yourself and arrange an appointment right now by clicking HERE. However, if you wish to claim a Medicare rebate, you will need to see your GP and be referred with a Mental Health Care Plan. You can also be referred through a Psychiatrist and Paediatrician in which case a Mental Health Care Plan is not required.
Or fees are significantly lower than what is recommended by the Australian Psychology Society which is $246.00 per hour.
Our standard fee for everyone is $140.00 - Medicare Rebate = $86.15 leaving you $53.85 out of pocket per hourly session.
Medicare allows you to claim rebates for six sessions, then you will require a re-referral in order to claim another four sessions. A maximum of 10 sessions can be claimed each calendar year. Medicare rebates are not available for cognitive or behavioural assessments.
More information about psychological services through Medicare can be found HERE.
Private Health Insurance
Applied Psychology is registered with the major private health insurance organisations. Please check with your insurer as to your eligibility.
Applied Psychology is a Work Cover provider.