Medicare Patient Eligibility – Psychological Services Only
To be eligible for a Medicare rebate, you will need to see your treating GP, Psychiatrist or Paediatrician prior to your initial psychology consultation to assess your suitability for a Mental Health Care Plan. You will need to bring the Mental Health Care Plan to your first psychology consultation to receive your rebate. There is an out of pocket expense. Please see the Fees and Rebate section.
For Non-Directive Pregnancy Support Counselling (three consultations maximum), please see your treating GP prior to your initial psychology consultation to discuss eligibility. There is an out of pocket expense. Please see the Fees and Rebate section.
Note: Medicare rebates are not available for Psychotherapy Consultations