Rates are inclusive of travel fee for locations within 30km/30 mins travel from Brisbane CBD.
For travel greater than 30km/30mins from Brisbane CBD, additional travel fees may apply, starting at $20. Please enquire with us about this fee.
Please note that our fee schedule is the same for all clients regardless of whether you pay privately or use HCWA/Better Start funding. We do not impose additional administration fees.
Initial Assessment Session
|Includes initial phone call with the parent or carer to gather information about your child and to assist us in planning the assessment session.Does not include a report. We leave it up to you to decide whether a report is required and you may request this separately (see below for fees).|
|Initial Assessment – 1 hour||$227|
|Initial Assessment – 45 minutes||$185|
|Initial Assessment – 90 minutes||$330|
|Include provision of regular homework activities, time for discussion with parents/carers and limited liaison with teachers/other relevant people in your child’s life.|
|Standard Session ( 40 – 45 minutes)
Suitable for most children.
|Long Session (50 – 60 minutes)
For children who require more time to complete tasks, have more goals to work on, or for older children.
|Short Session (25 – 30 minutes)
For littlies, children who have trouble concentrating for longer periods of time or for children who only have one or two goals to work on.
Includes all relevant background information, test scores , information about how assessment findings relate to your child’s everyday activities, comprehensive recommendations and/or strategies for home/school use.
Letters or other written correspondence requested regarding your child.E.g. letters to paediatricians, other health professionals or teachers.
|Attendance at Meetings
Attendance at meetings, phone liaison with teachers/health professionals exceeding 15 minutes.
|Billed at therapy session rates|
Resources for your Child
|Resources that we develop for your child that require laminating and/or use of Velcro or other materials||Please enquire. Price depends on complexity of the materials requested.|
|Travel fees apply to clients residing further than 30km from Brisbane CBD. We will provide you with an individualised quote.|
|30-40km from Brisbane CBD||$20|
|40-50km from Brisbane CBD||$30|
|50-60km from Brisbane CBD||$40|
All Boost Therapy speech pathologists and occupational therapists are registered with Medicare and each of our team have their own Medicare Provider number. Your child may be eligible for a Medicare rebate under the ‘Chronic Disease Management Program’. Typically, the rebate under such a referral is $52.95 per session for a maximum of 5 sessions per calendar year. Only clients with a Chronic Disease Management Plan referral from their GP are eligible. Please speak to your GP for further details.
Private Health Fund Rebates
Boost Therapy is registered with most private health funds. Please contact your health fund to confirm your level of cover and eligibility for rebates.
Helping Children with Autism and Better Start Funding Packages
Boost Therapy is a registered panel provider for both the HCWA and Better Start Initiative for children with a disability. Under these programmes, children under the age of six with an eligible diagnosis can access early intervention funding of up to $12,000 (a maximum of $6,000 per financial year).
Further information about Helping Children with Autism Package
Further information about Better Start Initiative
National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
We intend to become registered providers for the NDIS when it is rolled out in Brisbane from July, 2018. For further information, see our NDIS Fact Sheet