Smart Speech Pathology - Innovative speech therapy services for children of all ages
Fee Structure - 2015

 
Payment
Payment is required on the day of your appointment by cash, EFTPOS or credit card (Visa or Mastercard).  We have HICAPS available to claim directly to participating private health funds.
 
 
 
Assessment
The assessment process starts during our
1) Initial phone call to gather information about your child, which will assist in our assessment planning
2) Parent consultation, case history & questions
3) Individual 1:1 assessment
 
Please call us on 9418 8000 or 0413 890 816 to discuss initial consultation fees.

 
Therapy or Review appointments
Individual or small group therapy may be recommended pending the results of your child's assessment.  The therapy session includes:
  • Individual therapy activities based upon your child’s needs
  • Provision of regular homework/carryover activities
  • Discussion time with parents/guardian(s)
  • Limited liaison with teachers/other relevant people in your child’s life

30 minutes   $75 
45 minutes   $105    60 minutes   $140      

 
Other services
  • Travel to your child’s school, day care or home can be negotiated.
  • Smart Speech Pathology will be applying for the Helping Children with Autism (HCWA) or FaHSCIA funding and Better Start Funding in the near future.
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    Rebates
    Private Health Fund Rebates
    Partial rebates may be available for assessment and treatment sessions. The amount of rebate depends on the type and level of your private health cover. To determine rebate information, please contact your health fund directly.
     
    Medicare Enhanced Primary Care Programs
    Smart Speech Pathology is registered with Medicare (under the Allied Health Initiative) to provide speech pathology services to those who meet the Medicare requirements. In certain cases Medicare offers rebates for children who are eligible under the Medicare Chronic Disease Management (CDM) program previously the Enhanced Primary Care Program (EPC). For more information please contact your GP/  A GP referral to Speech Pathology is required in order for you to make a claim through Medicare.