Pricing and Rebates
Service Fees & Rebates
All fees are payable on the day of assessment or therapy. Payment can be made via Direct Bank Transfer or EFTPOS, and HICAPS is available for on the spot Private health insurance rebates. The fee for an initial assessment is dependent on your child’s needs. Following the initial assessment, ongoing services are charged at a rate of $185 per hour or the rate set by NDIS for participants with a current plan/package.
The following funding and rebate options are available:
National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Participants
Eatability Feeding Services is a registered NDIS Provider. We ask for a copy of your updated NDIS plan and you will need to ensure that funds are allocated to Eatability Feeding Services prior to your initial consult. If you do not have an NDIS plan, you can check your child’s eligibility at ndis.gov.au/people-disability/access-requirements
Private Health Insurance
Please contact your private health insurer to determine if you are covered for allied health services (eg Speech Pathology, Dietetics, Psychology) and what level of cover is available. Eatability Feeding Services has a HICAPS terminal at the Prospect Clinic so you can claim your benefit on the spot with your participating health funds.
- Chronic Disease Management Plan allows for rebates for five (5) allied health sessions per calendar year. Your GP or Paediatrician can determine if you are eligible or not. Any gap amount payable qualifies towards your Medicare Safety Net. For more information health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/health-medicare-health_pro-gp-pdf-allied-cnt.htm Note: If you make a claim through Medicare you will be unable to make a claim through your Private Health Insurer for the consultations that have the Medicare rebate applied to them.
- Helping Children with Autism Program: A Paediatrician or Psychiatrist can refer for a range of allied health services. This may include up to four (4) diagnostic/assessment services for children aged under 13, and up to twenty (20) treatment services for children aged under 15. For more information www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/autism-children