Face to face, telehealth, video conference and telephone.
Video conference and telephone.
|* Longer consultations will occur additional fees||Additional fees are at the discretion of the Practice Manager||* Additional Fees|
6-15 minutes – $57.50
16-30 minutes – $115.00
31-45 minutes – $172.50
|Telephone & Written Correspondence |
Provided by the practitioner on behalf of the client
(e.g. letters, emails, brief / standard / extended reports)
61+ min / 3+pages
$ 72.00 **
APS Rates **
|Donor Reports||1 July 2020 –|
30 June 2021
|Please contact our Practice Manager|
|** Australian Psychological Society Rates (APS Rates)||1 July 2020 –|
30 June 2021
Consultations & Payment Method
Urgent consultations are a priority for existing clients.
Payment is required at time of consultation for face to face consultations. Payment is required upfront for all telehealth, video and telephone consultations.
You will be sent a confirmation text or email (please inform us of your preference) and our Practice Manager will contact you to arrange payment at least one working day before your consultation. If you need to cancel or postpone, please provide at least 24 hours prior notice (at least one business day) as per our cancellation policy below.
Payment methods accepted: EFTPOS only (including Credit Cards: VISA & MASTER CARD).
Medicare and Private Health
For Face to Face consultations: You can claim your Medicare rebate at our office when you provide a valid Mental Health Care Plan, Chronic Disease Management Plan (Psychology) and/or Non-Directive Pregnancy Support Counselling (Psychology) Plan. There is an out of pocket expense. Clinical Psychology ONLY.
For Private Clients and Private Health: We have HICAPS available for clients who participate via face to face. Clients will need to claim through their provider for telehealth, video and telephone consultations. Please check with your Private Health provider, before your consultation to see if you are covered by Clinical Psychology or Psychotherapy.
For Medicare telehealth consultations: Clients will need to claim through Medicare directly to receive their rebate. Please refer to Medicare How to Claim Online OR Express Plus Medicare Mobile App. Please ensure your referral is up to date before you attend your consultation to claim your rebate back from Medicare after the consultation.
Medicare Rebate for Service Type:
Mental Health Care Plan (Clinical Psychology): $128.40
The Chronic Disease Management Plan (Psychology): $54.60
Non-Directive Pregnancy Support Counselling (Psychology): $64.10
Third Party Consultations and Reports
Australian Psychological Society Rates (APS Rates) apply for third-party consultations and reports.
Please note that all services provided for a third-party attract GST (10%) and no rebates can be claimed (e.g. private health, Medicare Better Access Care Plans).
Your consultation is a priority at Housman Psychology. If for any reason, you need to cancel or postpone your consultation, it is requested that you provide at least 24 hours prior notice (at least one business day) otherwise full clinic fees will be charged. If you wish to cancel or postpone a consultation scheduled for a Monday, you will need to cancel on Friday prior otherwise full clinic fees will be charged. Clients will be unable to re-book a consultation if there are outstanding account fees.