This information is intended as a guide only. If you have any questions, please contact us.
|Item Number||Full Description||Inclusions||Fee|
|310||Initial individual consultation/assessment (up to 45min)||
|320||Initial individual consultation / assessment (up to 90 min)||
|330||Initial individual consultation / assessment (over 90 min)||
|340||Subsequent individual consultation/treatment (up to 45min)||$115|
|350||Subsequent individual consultation/treatment (up to 60min)||$135|
Better Start does not charge travel for Metro areas.
Reports may be requested or recommended following additional assessment, progress or transition periods. Reports will be charged at our hourly rate $135/hour.
Therapy packs for your child's homework and communication are supplied @ $6.00.
Better Start are approved providers of government funded disability support for National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants. We do not charge travel fees, although some rare exceptions for travel charges may apply for some participants and this will be discussed at the time of accepting the referral.
$179.00 per hour (Agency, Plan and Self-managed clients). Our fees are in accordance with the NDIS fee schedule.
The reduced initial fee for children with prior speech pathology information will be considered on an individual basis.
Fees are subject to change without notice.
We have direct debit facilities and your account will be processed after your child's session. Receipts are sent electronically via your nominated email. You are not required to make payment to the speech pathologist on the day of your child's session.
For families who prefer to pay via alternative methods, an administration fee will apply. Please note that a $10.00 late fee will apply for accounts 30 days overdue.
Cancellation fees will apply for non-attendance and late notification (after 3pm the day prior to your appointment).
Clients with private health insurance or a Medicare Plan are required to make full payment for services. A receipt will be issued promptly which can be lodged with your insurer or Medicare in order to receive your rebate.
Please note, Medicare plans have alternative item numbers that will applied once the necessary documentation has been received from your GP or Paediatrician.
Better Start Education Services provides a visiting Speech Pathology service to children and their families in and around Adelaide and South Australia.
ABN 11 664 373 355
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