Our fees

Our fees are designed to make professional health care accessible to the communities we serve.

ALLIED HEALTH

Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Occupational Therapy, Dietetics, Diabetes Education, Speech Therapy, Psychology.

  • Low income - $10
  • High income - $95 per hour or $47.50 for 30 minutes follow up

Fees may be reduced for those experiencing financial difficulty - upon completion of a Review Of Fees Application Form and pending approval by the General Manager.

Youth Counselling, API Counselling and Community Health Nursing are free of charge.

Groups have variable fees. Some groups may have scaled fees dependent upon income, while others have a flat fee for all participants.

GP Referred Medicare Funded Services

We are pleased to offer a range of allied health services which are subsidised by Medicare when you are referred by your GP:

Mental Health Plan $136.50 (claimable against Medicare)
Chronic Disease Management Plan (formerly Enhanced Care Plans) $63.80 (claimable against Medicare)

GAMBLER’S HELP

Free of charge.

DENTAL

Adults (holders of Health Care Cards, Pension Cards) 

Fees as of 1 October 2020

  • General dental treatment - $29.50 per appointment, capped at $118 per course of care.
  • Emergency appointment - $29.50
  • Dentures - $70.50 each, or $141 for both

Children 0 – 12 years not dependants or holders of concession cards

  • General dental treatment - $34.50 per child, per course of care.

Children under 18 years with a concession card or Medicare funding – free of charge.

Fees - Paediatric Speech Pathology

Connect Health & Community now offers a full fee for service model of Paediatric Speech Pathology for children up to the end of grade 1.

Assessment $200

Assessment Report $120
 
Consultations (approximately 45 mins) $120

Review Assessment (60 mins) $180

Educational Setting Visits (60 mins) $180
 
Private Health Rebate now available.
Cancellation fees apply to this service.
For further information please ask our friendly staff or request our detailed fee brochure.

Community Transport

While the pandemic impacted our ability to provide a full Community Transport service in 2020, Community Transport fees were waived. However, we are optimistic that 2021 will enable us to deliver full Community Transport services, and therefore Community Transport fees will be reinstated from 1 February, 2021. 

Updated 23/12/2020

You may also like

  • Our history

    Connect Health & Community has a proud history of innovation and commitment to support the people of the southern Melbourne bayside area.

    Read More
  • Work with Us

    If you would like to make a difference, join us and work with us.

    Read More
  • Volunteer with us

    Volunteers help us to provide quality health services and education for the people who need them.

    Read More
Speech Pathology for Kids

Speech Pathology for Kids

Speech pathologists provide assessment and management of communication, swallowing and feeding difficulties.

Read More
Community Transport

Community Transport

We have been offering safe and quality door-to-door transport options to our community since 1975.

Read More
Occupational Therapy Week 21-27 October

Occupational Therapy Week 21-27 October

We provide Occupational Therapy to help children, adults and those experiencing mental health issues, to achieve their full potential.

Read More