The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a funding scheme that has been established by the government, to provide funding for intervention services for children who have been diagnosed with a disability or developmental delay.

Talk-Time Speech Pathology is a registered NDIS service provider. Your child must first be assessed and eligible for the funding.

For more information about the National Disability Insurance Scheme or to see if your child is eligible go to https://www.ndis.gov.au/people-disability/access-requirements.html.

Medicare – Chronic Disease Management (CDM) Plan

The Chronic Disease Management (CDM or sometimes known as EPC) plan through Medicare provides rebates for allied health services to people who have a chronic medical condition. This plan is given through a referral from your GP. A chronic medical condition is considered a condition that has been or will be present for at least six months.

The CDM provides up to 5 rebated sessions of $52.95 per session per calendar year in total between all the allied health services.

Please talk with your GP to see if your child is eligible for a CDM plan. CDM plans can only be used for therapy sessions NOT FOR ASSESSMENT SESSIONS.

Health Fund Information

Talk-Time Speech Pathology can be claimed under your private health fund, depending on your coverage. We have a HiCAPS machine in the clinic where payments can be claimed on the spot and you just pay the gap.