Referral Process

Bright FACES is a private practice, which operates on a fee-for-service basis. Accounts are payable on the day of your consultation by cash, card, or by signing off if you are a funded client. You can claim your rebate on the spot with our Eftpos + HICAPS facilities.

For Life and Wellbeing

Department of Social Services Funding

Bright FACES is an accredited service provider under the Federal Government’s “Helping Children With Autism” and “Better Start” initiative.  For a list of approved services that we offer under this funding package, please visit the DSS Bright FACES Site.  For more information about this initiative and eligibility, visit the Department of DSS (Helping Children With Autism) website.

National Disability Insurance Scheme

As an insurance scheme, the NDIS takes a lifetime approach, investing in people with disability early to improve their outcomes later in life.

The NDIS gives all Australians peace of mind that if their child or loved one is born with or acquires a permanent and significant disability they will get the support they need.

We are a registered NDIS provider.

Medicare

Professional allied health consultations are eligible for a Medicare rebate if your child has a valid Doctor’s referral.  GP referrals to specialists are usually valid for 6-12 months.  Beyond the specified time, you should obtain a new referral prior to your consultation in order to be able to claim appropriately through Medicare.  Please visit Medicare Australia and Medicare Safety Net for more information about rebates.

Medicare referrals our specialists include:

  • Mental Health Plan (10 individual and 10 group sessions with a Psychologist).

 

  • Enhanced Primary Care (5 individual sessions with a Speech Pathologist, Occupational Therapist, Psychologist).

 

 

 

Our specialists Accept MHP (psych and/or OT)

Private Health Insurance

If you have private health insurance and have taken out ‘extras’ you may be eligible for a rebate.  Please check with your insurance provider.