Dr. Margaret Kyrkou works under the Medicare Scheme. Margaret Bulk Bills all families via Medicare. Margaret’s appointments at My Therapy House® typically last 45 minutes. Home visits or school visits can be arranged and may attract a gap fee. Margaret may also be able to participate in a multi-disciplinary case conference under the Medicare Scheme. This may also attract a gap fee.
DO I NEED A REFERRAL?
No referral is required for My Therapy House® services when using private insurance, National Disability Services Scheme or self-funding.
However, if you want to use a Medicare Rebate Scheme such as the Enhanced Primary Health Care Plan or the Better Access to Mental Health Initiative (Mental Health Care Plan),you will need to have an Enhanced Primary Health Care Plan or Better Access to Mental Health Initiative (Mental Health Care Plan)referral letter from a General Practitioner (GP) for the specific staff member(s) of My Therapy House® you would like your child or yourself to see.
You will need your paediatrician to write you a referral letter for the Helping Children with Autism Package.
AVAILABLE FUNDING SOURCES
- The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
- Medicare – Enhanced Primary Health Care Plan
- Medicare – Better Access to Mental Health Care Initiative
- Medicare – Autism Initiative Package
- Private Health Insurance
National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Provider. To see if you are eligible for NDIS funding, please visit the NDIS website.
Private Health Insurance Provider. Please contact your private health insurance provider for further information.
Medicare Provider. Speech Pathology and Occupational Therapy services are eligible through the Medicare Enhanced Primary Health Care Plan, which can be obtained from a General Medical Practitioner. Speech Pathology and Occupational Therapy can also be funded through the Autism Initiative Package for assessments and treatments with a referral letter from the child’s paediatrician. Occupational Therapy services are also eligible through the Better Access to Mental Health Care Initiative (Mental Health Care Plan).