Discounts avaliable for those without government assistance
PRIVATE HEALTH COVER
In Australia, speech pathology services may be available under your health insurance extras cover. Before your first appointment, please contact your health insurance provider to confirm if you are eligible to make a claim for speech pathology services.
The Soundmill Centre is a registered medicare provider. With a referral and care plan from your GP, you may be eligible for rebated sessions. The number of rebated sessions will depend on the allied health speech pathology services your GP requests (i.e., Allied health service related to chronic conditions and complex care or allied health services related to Autism, Pervasive Development Disorder and Disability Services). The current rebate, as of the 1st of January 2019, ranges from $52.95 to $74.80 per session. Please visit the following links for more information:
Medicare Benefit Schedule: 1st January 2019: http://www.mbsonline.gov.au/internet/mbsonline/publishing.nsf/Content/1E8EDDDB20264E41CA2583610081D914/$File/201901-MBS.pdf
Chronic Disease Management: http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/health-medicare-health_pro-gp-pdf-allied-cnt.htm
NATIONAL DISABILITY INSURANCE SCHEME
The Soundmill Centre currently services self-managed clients with funding from the National Disability Insurance Scheme. For more information on the National Disability Insurance scheme, please visit the following link: https://www.ndis.gov.au/people-disability