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BETTER ACCESS TO MENTAL HEALTH CARE

To access the Medicare Scheme, you need to visit your general practitioner (GP), psychiatrist or paediatrician and ask for a Mental Health Care Plan (MHCP). If you qualify, you are entitled to a maximun of 10 sessions per calendar year.

Consultation fees are $205 per sesision for individual therapy. Family and Couple Therapy are $250 per session. In you have a Mental Health Care Plan, Medicare will cover $124.50 per session. The rebate will be into your bank account a day after the session. 

Bulk billing is available for some patients who are experiencing financial difficulties if you have a Mental Health Care Plan (MHCP). 

PRIVATE HEALTH INSURANCE

Many private health providers provide rebates for psychological services. Please check with your health insurance provider for further details.

 

 PRIVATE SESSIONS

Ascent Psychology provides private sessions for clients who do not wish to use Medicare or are not covered by this. Our fee are $205 per session for individual therapy and $250 for Family and Couple therapy.This fee is negotiable for low-income patients.

 

 

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