Matthew Smith
CERTIFIED PRACTISING SPEECH PATHOLOGIST
Call 0409 164 061

Funding Options2018-08-02T07:15:09+00:00

Funding Options

Medicare
Clients can be referred by their doctor using the Medicare programs, e.g. Chronic Disease Management Plan. Medicare program clients pay for the service on the day, then submit their receipt to Medicare to receive their eligible rebate.

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
This practice is a registered NDIS Provider.

Rural Primary Health Services (RPHS)
This service, managed by the Darling Downs West Moreton Primary Health Network, helps clients who do not have Private Health Insurance to access Speech Pathology. Clients are referred by their local doctor.

Department of Veteran’s Affairs (DVA)
To access this Federal Government funding clients need to meet DVA criteria.

WorkCover
To access this funding, clients need to meet WorkCover criteria.

Helping Children with Autism and Better Start for Children with a Disability
To access this Federal Government funding children need to have an eligible diagnosis and a letter of introduction from Autism Queensland or Carers’ Queensland.

Private Health Insurance
If clients are insured, they can claim the cost for service from their private health insurance fund by submitting their receipt to their fund.

Fully Self-funded
Clients are welcome to self refer on a full fee basis.

Contractual Arrangements
Contractual arrangements are made by the Speech Pathologist with Aged Care Facilities and other agencies.