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National Disability Insurance Scheme

Thrive Children’s Occupational Therapy Service is an accredited provider under the National Disability Insurance Scheme.  Families can register for the NDIS by phoning 1800 800 110 or online at www.ndis.gov.au.  Families eligible for the NDIS will have no out of pocket expenses.

 

Medicare Health Care Plans – Chronic Diseases

Thrive Children’s Occupational Therapy Service is also a registered provider with Medicare including the Chronic Diseases Plan.  This will enable you to receive a rebate for  up to 5 therapy sessions.  You can register for this with your local GP.  Please email us to find out the gap for services using this initiative.

 

Medicare Health Care Plans – Better Access to Mental Health Care

Thrive Occupational Therapists are also eligible for Medicare rebates for up to 10 therapy sessions under the Better Access to Mental Heath Care Initiative.  You can register for this with your local GP, Paediatrician or Psychiatrist.  Please email us to find out the gap for services using this initiative.

 

Private Insurance

Your Health Insurance may also provide you with some rebates for accessing occupational therapy sessions, contact your provider directly for further information.

 

Hourly Rate

Initial assessment sessions are charged at $260.00 for assessment only or $420.00 for assessment and a formal written summary report.  Ongoing therapy sessions will then be scheduled according to your child’s needs and your family commitments.  Therapy may be weekly, fortnightly, monthly or as required.  Therapy sessions are most often 60 minutes, 45 minute sessions can provided on request.  Therapy services are charged at an hourly rate of $182.74.  Visits to child care, preschool, school or home can be arranged as required with travel charged.

Please contact us at Thrive Children’s Occupational Therapy Service on (08) 8172 2140 or naomi@thrivechildren.com.au for further information about our services.