Funding Options

Funding schemes for Paediatric Speech Pathology Services 

1. NDIS

Self-Managed and Plan Managed NDIS funding arrangements are accepted. 

2. Chronic Disease Management (CDM) Plan

The CDM plan allows for Medicare rebates up to a maximum of 5 sessions per calendar year.
 

4. Medicare item numbers for children with ASD / disability 

Eligible children seen by a Paediatrician are able to access up to 20 treatment sessions before the child turns 15 years.

5. Private Health Insurance

Children who are covered for Speech Pathology services under their private health schemes. 

Funding Schemes for Adult Speech Pathology Services 

1. NDIS

Self-Managed and Plan Managed NDIS funding arrangements are accepted. 

2. Department of Veteran Affairs 

DVA Gold Card patients can be funded fully for Speech Pathology services. 

3. Lifetime Care and Support Authority 

Patients after MVAs who are eligible to receive funding for intervention services under Lifetime Care & Support. 

4. Workers Compensation Insurance

Workers who are eligible for insurance compensations. 

5. Private Health Insurance

Patients who are covered for Speech Pathology services under their private health schemes. 

6. Chronic Disease Management (CDM) Plan

This plan allows for Medicare rebates up to a maximum of 5 sessions per calendar year. 

 

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