Fees & Funding

Speech Pathology Consultation Fees 

We are registered with Medicare, private health care funds and provide services to ‘self-managed’ or ‘plan-managed’ National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) clients. You do not need a referral from a GP or paediatrician to see our Speech Pathologists.  You can self-refer by contacting us to make an appointment. 

 

Initial Phone Consultation (10 minutes) - No Charge

We understand that looking for a Speech Pathologist can be a confusing process to face alone, so we're happy to help you along the way. Contact us to speak to our friendly Speech Pathologists to assess and address your concerns. We will help you to determine whether your child is ready to begin therapy.

Assessment 

Assessments will include a combination of standardised formal assessments and informal assessment tools. Our assessment costs vary upon the concern and assessment requirements of the child. 

Assessment sessions will be charged per hour 

  • $193.99 per hour

  • Assessment reports are billed at $193.99 per hour 

Therapy 

Private  / families without government assistance 

  • $185.00 per hour

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) ​/ families with government assistance

  • $193.99 per hour

Travel costs may apply. Please contact us for a quote. 

Our Fees are reviewed annually and subject to change without notice. Our NDIS Fees are in line National Disability Insurance Scheme Price Guide 2020-2021. You can view information about these prices on the NDIS website.

Funding Services

For more information about funding pathways and referrals, please contact us.

A Chronic Disease Management  (CDM) Plan is a GP managed plan that provides a Medicare rebate for allied health services. A CDM  Plan provides a maximum of 5 total rebates ($54.60) per calendar year for all allied health services. Contact us for information about eligibility, claiming fees and rebates.

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The NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme) is a Federal Government funding scheme to assist individuals diagnosed with a disability or chronic health conditions. At Chat Well Speech Pathology, we assist 'Plan Managed' and 'Self Managed'  NDIS clients. Contact us for more information about our NDIS services

Private Speech Pathology is covered under many health fund plans. Please check with your private health insurer to find out if your policy includes cover for Speech Pathology services and entitles you to a rebate. Contact us for more information about Speech Pathology services for your child

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