Fees & Referrals
The Recommended Fee for a standard consultation (45-55 min) as set by the Australian Psychological Society for 2015/2016 is $238.00.
The Ethos of fee structure at Palmisano Psychological Services is to provide financially accessible Clinical Psychology support to individuals who seek better outcomes in their Mental Health. In keeping with the Practices’ Mission Statement, fees for services are set marginally above Medicare Scheduled Fee for Clinical Psychology items.
Fees For Services (Per 50+ min Session):
Palmisano Psychological Services is a Private Billing Clinical Psychology Practice offering reduced fees to Concession Card Holders.
Fees are: Adults, Children & Full Time Students $185
Concession Holders and Health Care Card $165
All accounts are to be paid & settled at the end of the session. Payment is accepted in cash, credit card (with exception to American Express) or Savings/Cheque EFTPOS card. An EFTPOS/MEDICARE EASYCLAIM facility is available for your Medicare Rebate transaction convenience. No need to take your receipt to Medicare for a Rebate.
Referrals & Rebates:
Option 1 (Private Billing & Private Health Fund)
You will receive an Invoice/Receipt for services at the end of the session. You will need to present your Invoice/Receipt to your Private Health Fund to receive your eligible Rebate amount. It is recommended that you phone your Provider to ascertain the level of rebate to expect.
Option 2 (Mental Health Treatment Plan - (2700; 2715)
All Recipients of a MHTP obtained through a GP, Psychiatrist or Paediatrician can claim a Medicare Rebate of $124.50. You need to pay upfront at the end of the session and then your Medicare Card will be processed to have the Medicare Rebate amount deposited instantly into your EFTPOS Savings/Cheque account.
Option 3 (Insurance Claim or DVA)
All accepted Insurance claims or DVA claims are billed directly to respective payer.
In consideration of other people who are waiting for appointments, the Practice requests that a 24 hour notice period is given in the event that an appointment needs to be cancelled or postponed. Alternatively, you will attract a late cancellation fee of $60.00 (Inclusive of GST) and forwarded to you for payment.