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Mental Health Care plans – Medicare rebateable

Just as our bodies sometimes require professional medical help with an injury or disease for it to get better, sometimes so do our minds. Ensuring the wellness of our mental health is just as important as ensuring our bodies remain healthy and active.

Mental health issues need not carry the stigma they once used to.  Our modern world, with real modern world problems and issues, can sometimes feel overwhelming and isolating.

Symptoms of mental health issues including depression and anxiety are very real and deserve the best care and treatment just like any other physical health issue.

You may not be aware that mental health issues can be treated under a Mental Health Care Plan which is Medicare rebateable.

Medicare rebates are available for up to ten individual and ten group allied mental health services per calendar year to patients with an assessed mental disorder who are referred by:

A GP managing the patient under a GP Mental Health Treatment Plan or

Under a referred psychiatrist assessment and management plan or

A psychiatrist or paediatrician

A GP’s at Southport Metro Medical Centre based at Southport on the Gold Coast, can provide some much needed support which could put you on the road to recovery with a mental health issue.

By accessing a mental health plan through Southport Metro Medical Centre, treatment or therapy for a mental health issue can become much more affordable with the Governments Medicare rebates.

So, if you are suffering with a mental health issue that is affecting you financially, emotionally or socially, take the first step to recovery by calling Southport Metro Medical Centre on 07 5612 7830

Our team are committed to providing quality patient care and are respectful our patients preferences, needs, and values.

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