Information for GP's
Eligible patients may be able to see a psychologist under a GP Mental Health Treatment Plan. This referral will entitle a patient to access up to 10 Medicare rebates for individual sessions with a psychologist in a calendar year.
What do you need to do?
(1) Establish if your patient is experiencing an eligible disorder and would benefit from a structured approach to treatment.
(2) Complete a GP Mental Health Care Plan
(3) Send a referral letter and Mental Health Care plan to the Northern Psychology Centre
Further information can be found on the website of the Department of Human Services via the link below: