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Medicare

We're keen to get you seen! A lower-cost session can be the first step to 'get the ball rolling' in your child's speech therapy journey.

Eligible families can receive a Medicare rebate for (up to) 5 speech therapy sessions per year. 

 

Although we don't bulk bill (you pay in full, then Medicare refund you part of the session cost), it does make sessions less expensive.

How do I get a Medicare Plan?

Visit your GP and ask them if you can get a Care Plan (sometimes called a Chronic Disease Management Plan, previously an Enhanced Primary Care Plan).

The GP ultimately makes this decision and may agree or reject the suggestion, but it is always worth asking.

They can email us the referral form securely or bring it along to your first session.

For more info visit the Medicare website.

This information is general in nature and taken from several sources including Medicare (Services Australia – https://servicesaustralia.gov.au).

The information may be updated at any time and it is your responsibility to call Medicare for the most up-to-date information. This information is provided as a courtesy and Mermaid Speech cannot take responsibility for inaccurate information, though we will of course do our best to update you of any changes.

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Payment

Every beach has its rules and Mermaid Speech is no exception.

 

We have a strict No Pay No Play policy meaning we require payment in advance or pay-on-arrival  We are happy to offer a range of payment options:

  • EFTPOS

  • Credit/Debit Card

  • Apple Pay/Google Pay

  • Cash

  • Bank Transfer / Pay Now

Fees are subject to change without notice. 

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