Generous Medicare rebates are now available for appointments with psychologists.
How many session can be claimed?
Up to 10 individual sessions with a psychologist can be claimed in a calendar year (January to December). In addition another 10 group sessions can be claimed per year.
Am I eligible?
Eligibility is based on the diagnosis given to you by your GP and is not income tested. Most common disorders are eligible. These include anxiety, depression, panic attacks, sleep problems, adjustment disorders and many more.
Is there a gap payment?
The Medicare Rebate covers most of the appointment costs. However a gap payment is required. Discounts are available for Low Income Health Care Card holders.
How do I access the Medicare Rebates?
Medicare Rebated sessions can be accessed in three easy steps: