Medicare Services

How many sessions can I get under Medicare?

 

Medicare allows you to claim up to 10 sessions per calendar year under a Mental Health Care Plan. A gap is payable for each session with a Walk Different Psychologist.

 

How much does it cost?

 

Clients accessing gap paying service will be charged the full amount, where the Medicare rebate is reimbursed into your account within 24-48 hours. Invoices are payable immediately, on the following day after your appointment.

 

Concession: For clients with a concession card, student card, or if you are under 18

Session Cost: $145

Rebate: $109.85

Out of Pocket cost: $35.15

 

Standard Client (No concession)

Session Cost: $180

Rebate: $109.85

Out of Pocket cost: $70.15

 

What Mental Health issues can be treated under Medicare?

 

A number of clinically diagnosable disorders are covered under Medicare’s Better Access Initiative. A disorder is a condition which has a significant impact on a person’s emotions, thoughts, social skills and decision-making.

 

How do I book under Medicare?

 

See your GP to obtain a Mental Health Care Plan and ask GP to note “Walk Different” on the plan and ensure that outdoor based treatment is what you need. They can also refer to us through our website under Referrals.

 

 

Cancellation Policy

 

You will be charged $70 for a cancellation within 24 hours of your appointment. Fees for No-shows are $145 for concession and $180 for full fee.

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