Chronic Disease Management Plan
Previously known as Enhanced Primary Care Plan. Please liaise with your GP who can prepare your child's Chronic Disease Management Plan. This provides a partial Medicare rebate for up to 5 sessions of allied health services over 12 months.
Mental Health Care Plan
Your GP or Paediatrician can prepare a Mental Health Care Plan, which can be used for Psychology or Occupational Therapy. This plan provides a partial Medicare rebate for up to 10 sessions over 12 months. Generally, the plan includes referral for 6 sessions, additional follow up sessions can be extended to an extra 4 visits during the calendar year.
Private Health Insurance
Your health fund may reimburse a certain amount of your OT fee. Please contact your provider to check what therapies your fund will cover.