Fees and Funding

From 1st January 2018 fees will change to be in line with the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) recommendations.

Therapy fees: $190 per hour. Calculated in 15 minute increments.

Travel fees: $3 per km.  Calculated as the return trip to and from 6 Vision St, Chadstone, up to a maximum of 30 minutes.

Children who are funded under the Better Start for Children with a Disability Initiative will be charged at the rate as per the contract with the Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs.  Please contact Tiffany for further information.

Initial Assessment: minimum 1 hour.  1.5 hours is allowed for Theratogs assessments and Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) Approach to Feeding assessments.

Therapy Sessions: minimum 30 minutes. 1 hour is required for Theratogs fitting sessions and SOS Feeding Therapy sessions.

Reports and equipment/assistive technology applications will have additional costs.

Cancellations fees may apply and are in line with NDIS guidelines. This is 100 per cent of the agreed price for a cancellation at short notice, which is defined as a cancellation within 2 full business days of the appointment time.

Therapy sessions can be part or fully funded through:

  • NDIS
  • Medicare Benefits Scheme item 10960 for People with Chronic Conditions and Complex Care Needs
  • Medicare Benefits Scheme items 82030 (Assessment) and 82035 (Treatment) under the Better Start for Children with a Disability Initiative or under the Helping Children with Autism program
  • Better Start for Children with a Disability Initiative
  • Private Health Insurance

You will be provided with an invoice at the end of the therapy session or shortly thereafter. Fees must be paid in full within 2 weeks of the therapy session.