There are a number of funding options that may be available to you:
- Medicare Allied Health Initiative for Chronic Disease Management (CDM) Items, previously known as Enhanced Primary Care – (EPC) plans.
- Private Health Funds – Speech Pathology can often be rebated if you have Extras cover with your private health fund. Contact your health fund directly to determine the rebate amount and the maximum amount you can claim per person or family in a calendar year. You cannot claim through both Medicare and your Private Health Insurer for the same session.
- There are no Medicare rebates for group services. Please check with your Private Health Insurer regarding rebates.
Do I need a referral?
No, but your GP will be able to activate a Chronic Disease Management (CDM) plan, if you are eligible.