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Additional Medicare Funding for Bushfire affected areas

This Government measure aims to support families access tailored support they need to recover from the effects of the 2019-2020 bushfires. The following support is applicable to Sensational Kids OT services:

  • Better Access Bushfire Recovery Initiative: Bushfire affected individuals and families and emergency response personnel will be eligible to receive Medicare rebates for up to 10 psychological therapy sessions through GPs, psychologists and other mental health professionals (this includes registered OT’s which SKOT and our Parenting Coaching services are). 
  • Better Access Bushfire Recovery Telehealth initiative: Individuals, families and emergency response personnel who cannot easily access mental health professionals in person, will be able to obtain counselling and support through video telehealth services, with Medicare rebates – this service will be best supported through our Parent Coaching Service and can be booked online here