Private Health Insurance
Many private health insurance policies include speech pathology assessment and therapy rebates under extras cover. Contact your health fund for further information about your level of cover.
National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
Sydney Inner West Speech Pathology is currently in the process of registering to become an NDIS service provider.
In the meantime, families who are self managing their NDIS packages are welcome to choose Sydney Inner West Speech Pathology as their service provider.
Chronic Disease Management Plan
Sydney Inner West Speech Pathology is a registered provider for Medicare's Chronic Disease Management Plan. This entitles eligible individuals to claim a $52.95 discount per allied health appointment, for up to 5 appointments per calendar year. People of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent may be eligible for an additional 5 appointments.
Eligibility criteria stipulates that individuals must have a condition which has been (or is likely to be), present for at least 6 months.
Common examples of individuals who access speech pathology services with the Chronic Disease Management Plan rebate include those with severe speech or language impairment (this may include stuttering and specific language impairment), chronic middle ear infection, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, intellectual disability, autism, dyspraxia, Fragile X and Down syndrome and cerebral palsy.
You will need a referral from your GP, who will also prepare a Management Plan. Medicare will reimburse individuals after payment to Sydney Inner West Speech Pathology has been made in full.
Click here for further information about The Chronic Disease Management Plan and discuss eligibility with your GP.

 

 

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Sydney Inner West Speech Pathology
Email: naomi@sydneyinnerwestspeechpathology.com
Phone: 0415794510

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