Fees and Rebates

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 At Brighter Futures Psychology we offer competitive rates on our assessment and treatment sessions. Please contact us to obtain further information regarding our fees.  


PAYMENTS 

Payments are required at the end of each session and can be made by cash, EFTPOS, HICAPS, or Credit Card. Please Note: Third party payments will attract 10% GST.  


APPOINTMENT POLICY 

If, for some reason you need to cancel or postpone the appointment, please provide at least 48 hours notice, otherwise you will be charged the cost for the session. 


REBATES

You may be able to claim a partial rebate on the cost of your session through one of the following options:  

  • The Better Access to Mental Health Care Initiative – obtain a Better Access Care Plan to arrange a rebate of between $84.50 and $124.50 on up to ten (10) individual visits and 10 group visits per calendar year.  For more information on this initiative visit www.psychology.org.au/medicare/fact_sheet/ 
  • Helping Children with Autism Early Intervention Funding - visit www.dss.gov.au/our-responsibilities/disability-and-carers/program-services/for-people-with-disability/helping-children-with-autism 
  • Helping Children with Autism Initiative Medicare Items -  visit www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/autism-children 
  • Private Health Insurance - check with your private health fund to determine whether you will be able to claim a rebate on your visits
  • National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) - families who are self-managed are able to claim back the cost of their sessions with NDIS.  Families who are plan managed can use their funds to pay for most of the session according the the NDIS scheduled rate and pay the gap on the day of their session.