Rebates & Fees

All fees are payable at time of service. Payment can be in cash, EFTPOS or by credit card.

$140  Counselling sessions ($150 after 1st April 2017)
$120  Individual or Family session with Health Card

Sara is a registered Medicare provider of Mental Health Services. To access Medicare rebates you will need a referral and care plan from your GP. Rebates for counselling with a Mental Health Treatment Plan are $74.80 per session. You can receive 10 sessions every calendar year under this plan.

To qualify for a Medicare rebate, your GP needs to complete a ‘Mental Health Treatment Plan’ with you. This is part of the Better Access to Mental Health Initiative.
(More info on Medicare Rebates).

Sara also provided Trauma Counselling for victims of crime under the the Victims Services Approved Counselling Scheme.

Group Sessions:
Group Session fees vary depending on length of group sessions, see Group program Information. Mental Health Treatment Plan allows you to claim a Medicare Rebate for up to 10 group sessions in a calendar year. This is IN ADDITION to the 10 individual counselling sessions

Medibank Private Health cover also provide rebates for counselling (please check if counselling is covered on your plan)

 

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