Rebates for Psychology Services
To access Medicare rebates, a valid referral from a Medical doctor (GP, Paediatrician, or Child Psychiatrist) is necessary. Visit your doctor and discuss your concerns.
Mental Health Treatment Plan - 20 session per calendar year - $88.25 rebate per session.
Chronic Disease Management - 5 sessions per calendar year - $57 rebate per session.
Helping Children with Autism Package - 20 sessions per life time - $88.25 rebate per session.
National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
For children at risk of developmental delay or children who have a diagnosis of Autism or other disabilities, NDIS can fund Psychology services to support your child.
HYM psychologists are qualified to see NDIS Participants under 'THERAPEUTIC SUPPORTS' (for ages 7+).
For children funded under other categories (eg, Early Childhood Supports), HYM can see your child if you are plan managed or self managed only.
HYM do not see clients under IMPROVED RELATIONSHIPS category.
NDIS will fully cover your sessions (and reports) with HYM as long as the service aligns with your child's goals listed in your child's NDIS Plan.
NDIS clients are charged at the NDIS recommended Psychology rates.
To access TAC rebates, a valid referral from a Medical doctor (GP) is necessary. Visit your doctor and discuss your concerns.
Your child can access 6 initial sessions which are fully covered by TAC.
If your child requires more sessions, this may be arranged.
Private Health Insurance
Check with your individual provider under extras (Psychology) to find out about your rebates.
PLEASE NOTE: ASSESSMENTS FOR COGNITIVE ABILITIES AND LEARNING DIFFICULTIES ARE NOT COVERED BY MEDICARE. You may be able to claim some of the cost through your private health fund. Contact your Health Fund to inquire about your rebates.