At Achieve Speech, Language and Learning Services Pty Ltd (ASLLS) we accept referrals under the Enhanced Primary Care (EPC) Scheme (as referred by GPs) or the Helping Children with Autism Package (as referred by Paediatricians).
With an EPC, you are eligible to receive financial assistance with the first five sessions. Please speak to your GP about this referral. With a HCWAP, a client is eligible to receive financial assistance for up to 20 sessions. Please speak to your Paediatrcian about this referral.
For home visits, a full fee at end of consult is expected, then a rebate is processed where Medicare deposits funds into nominated accounts.
Click on the link to access the the MBS (Medicare Benefits Schedule)
The NDIS is a government funded disability scheme to help people under the age of 65 years.
At Achieve Speech, Language and Learning Services (ASLLS), we are an NDIS registered provider. We accept ALL clients who are Plan Managed or Self-Managed. We accept all NDIA Managed participants that are over 7 years of age.
For those families considering NDIS, in order to be eligible, a person must meet these requirements:
1. Have a permanent disability that significantly affects their ability to take part in everyday activities. Please note that NDIS has specific requirements regarding disability. They include:
2. Be aged less than 65 when they first enter the NDIS;
3. Early intervention requirements
4. Be an Australian citizen or hold a permanent visa or a Protected Special Category visa;
5. Live in Australia where the NDIS is available.
(NDIS website, 2018).
If you meet these requirements or would like to discuss for more details, please book an initial consult with our Speech Pathologist.
Learn more about the NDIS in the following link:
Sessions can also be covered by Private Health Insurance. It is best to check with your provider if your Health fund covers Speech Pathology sessions. Speech Pathology items covered by health funds are: 320 item number for a Speech Pathology Assessment and 340 item number for a Speech Pathology therapy consultation.
If your Health Fund notifies you that ASLLS is not registered, please notify us immediately and we can rectify this for you.
Unfortunately, we do not have a HICAPS system to process your claims. Full fee is to be paid at conclusion of consultations and ASLLS will provide you with an invoice. You can use the invoice to process the claim from your Health fund online using your smart phone or computer, or if you prefer, in person.
Health Insurance explained in the following link: