REFERRALS & FAQs
A Mental Health Treatment Plan lets you claim up to 20 sessions with a psychologist each calendar year. Speak to your GP or Psychiatrist about a referral to SP Care Consulting. The rebate for a 50 minutes consultation is $87.45.
The TAC will fund sessions to treat mental health issues relevant to the road trauma and the number of sessions will vary from person to person. Treatment plans will be discussed in your first session. There is NO gap payment for the client when attending with an approved TAC treatment plan.
Although SP Care Consulting is not a registered NDIS provider, you can still access psychology services if you are self managed. Your plan manager will be invoiced directly.
Patients can obtain a Mental Health Care plan from their GP or Psychiatrist under the Better Access
to Mental Health Care initiative. This entitles you to a rebate towards 20 of your sessions, each
calendar year. Your GP or Specialist will complete a detailed mental health assessment to prepare a
Mental Health Care plan before seeing us. You should book a longer session with your GP to enable
them to do this.
All of our practitioners are registered under Medicare. This practice is committed to provided quality
mental health services to the Eastern suburbs of Melbourne. Medicare rebates are dependent upon
your unique circumstances and length of session.
No, you may choose to see a Psychologist privately. That is, without seeing your doctor first. If you have private health insurance you can claim directly onsite with us, or you can simply pay the full fees without any rebates.
At SP Care Consulting we understand the importance of being seen as soon as possible and will work with you to make an appointment as soon as possible.