Funding Options

Additional Information

Fees are payable on the day of service by  bank transfer. Cancellation fees may apply if notice is not given by 5pm the day before your appointment. 

Private Health Fund Rebates:  Please speak to your private health fund to determine whether you are eligible for speech pathology and/or lactation consultant rebates. You might be able to access up to $100 rebate from your first appointment and $50 rebate for each subsequent appointment. 

Medicare Rebates: Sound Beginnings Speech and Lactation is a registered provider with Medicare. 

Chronic Disease Management Care Plan (formerly Enhanced Primary Care Plan): The Chronic Disease Management Care Plan (CDM) program provides Medicare rebates for allied health services, for children who have chronic medical conditions. A chronic medical condition is one that has been or will be present for at least 6 months. You can access a maximum of 5 rebates per calendar year. The current Medicare rebate is $53.80. 

NDIS: The NDIS is now available in Brisbane. Sound Beginnings Speech and Lactation can see NDIS clients who have self-managed funds or agency managed funds.