Medicare

Psychologists at Grow Psychology are registered as providers with Medicare Australia. A mental health plan from your GP can provide up to 10 Medicare-rebated sessions each year. In addition to a mental health plan you will need a referral letter from your GP.

Medicare Fees and Rebates

For 50-minute clinic sessions, fees and rebates are as follows

Fee

Director

$165

Rebate

 

$124.50

Gap

 

$40.50

AHPRA endorsed Clinical Psychologist

$150

 

$124.50

 

$25.50

Clinical psychology registrar

$125

 

$84.80

 

$40.20

For 50-minute home visit/crèche/kinder/school visit sessions, fees and rebates are as follows

Fee

Director

$185

Rebate

 

$145.55

Gap

 

$39.45

AHPRA endorsed Clinical Psychologist

$175

 

$145.55

 

$29.45

Clinical psychology registrar

$150

 

$106.55

 

$43.45

Medicare Rebates can be claimed at Centrelink offices, via the App for your phone, via online claiming, or through sending in a claim form.

Claiming through your Health Fund

Rebates are also provided by health insurers. These are between $40 and $100 per session depending on the policy type. Private health cover may be used instead of Medicare or for appointments additional to the 10 Medicare sessions.

TAC/WorkCover

Full funding applies for TAC and WorkCover clients where psychology services have been recommended or approved.

VOCAT, EACH

Clients referred through the Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal and EACH Victims of Crime referral service are provided with funding by the referrer.

BULK-BILLING

If you have a mental health plan and a referral letter from your GP, you may be eligible for bulk-billing*.

The following clients are bulk-billed at Grow Psychology:

  • Those on Centrelink benefits
  • Those with a Pension Card
  • Those on a Disability Allowance
  • Clients referred by EACH as victims of crime, or via a domestic violence support agency ( as victims of crime)

*Bulk-Billing is at the Croydon and South Morang offices only