Yes, Medicare provides rebates for psychological services.
Medicare pays $126.50 for a 50 minute session with a clinical psychologist.
Medicare provides rebates for BOTH 10 individual and 10 group sessions per year ;provided the individual has obtained a mental health care plan and a separate referral letter from their doctor stating the number of sessions.
How much does it cost to see a psychologist?
Fess vary. The Australian Psychological Society recommended fee is $251 but Catherine Madigan, clinical psychologist practising in Melbourne in Hawthorn, one of eastern suburbs , charges $190.00 ( $190.00 -medicare rebate of $126.50 =$63.50 gap so clients are out of pocket only $63.50 session.
Low income health care concession card holders are bulk billed by Catherine.