Rebates and Funded Programs

Speech Pathology Australia (the Association) provides information about programs that assist in the funding of speech pathology services, including Medicare and the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

Association members wanting more information about the National Disability Insurance Scheme should visit the NDIS page on this website.


Below you will find information about obtaining a Medicare provider number, the different Medicare programs and item numbers, and links to relevant information and resources.

It is essential that all Association members with a Medicare provider number, read the notes for each item number on the Medicare Benefits Schedule, prior to providing a Medicare rebateable service.

Information about being a Medicare Provider

Chronic Disease Management Program

NDIS - National Disability Insurance Scheme

Learn more about the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

Other funding streams

Department of Veterans Affairs

The Association has developed a document that provides current information including guidelines, fee schedule and access to further information for private practitioners who are working with veterans or who would like to work in this area.

Private Health Funds