Patients may be referred under the Medicare Better Access to Psychology Scheme.
This will enable them to access a significant rebate if they have a referral to a psychologist under a GP Mental Health Care Plan
If a further allocation of 4 sessions is required this is usually accessed via Review of a GP Mental Health Care Plan (item 2712).
There is a total of 10 rebateable sessions in a calendar year. Our out of pocket gap per session is approximately $155.
Please note we are not in a position to offer bulk-billed services for psychology but we do offer a reduced rate for some Medicare-applicable services.
Group programs may an affordable option for low-income earners. 10 group services can be also be accessed via preparation of a GP Mental Health Care Plan