Rebates and government funding
ChatAbout is a registered NDIS Provider. The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provides funding support to children who have a disability, to help them access services that will improve their ability to participate in everyday activities and reach their goals. For more informtion please visit the NDIS website http://www.ndis.gov.au.
Private Health Insurance:
Speech pathology services in Australia are covered by private health extras. Private health policies vary so please check with your provider to determine your level of cover.
Medicare Rebate (Enhanced Primary Care):
Children with complex and ongoing needs may be eligible for 5 Medicare funded sessions under the Enhanced Primary Care Plan. This program is only for children who have chronic care needs and is initiated by your General Practitioner. For more information please talk with your GP or visit the website www.health.gov.au.