Speech pathology fees

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Effective 1 July 2020

In response to Covid-19, the TAC has introduced temporary funding of telehealth services to ensure clients can continue to access essential treatments and services. The TAC telehealth items and fees for speech pathology services are available on our Telehealth fees page.

Speech pathology services can be invoiced online via LanternPay for next business day payments.

For face to face speech pathology services provided on after 1 July 2020
Registered for GST
Service DescriptionTAC Item NumberMaximum Payment Rate
Individual Treatment
Completion and submission of Treatment Notification Plan (SPTNP) ST600 $54.51
Hourly Rate ST604 $98.85
Group Treatment
Group Consultation (per person, per hour) ST601 $59.36
Travel (with prior approval)
Travel ST630 $98.85
Travel time can be claimed only for travel to and from the practitioner's practice address and the TAC client's residence.  Where more than one client is visited in a single travel period, total travel costs should be apportioned equally between those clients to whom services have been provided.
^All travel is to be separately billed in blocks of 15 minutes.
Speech Pathology Management Review (SPMR)
Completion and submission of the SPMR form (only on request by TAC) ST640* $54.51
For face to face speech pathology services provided between 1 July 2019 and 30 June 2020
Registered for GST
Service DescriptionTAC Item NumberMaximum Payment Rate
Individual Treatment
Completion and submission of Treatment Notification Plan (SPTNP) ST600 $53.44
Hourly Rate ST604 $96.90
Group Treatment
Group Consultation (per person, per hour) ST601 $58.19
Travel (with prior approval)
Travel ST630 $96.90
Travel time can be claimed only for travel to and from the practitioner's practice address and the TAC client's residence.  Where more than one client is visited in a single travel period, total travel costs should be apportioned equally between those clients to whom services have been provided.
^All travel is to be separately billed in blocks of 15 minutes.
Speech Pathology Management Review (SPMR)
Completion and submission of the SPMR form (only on request by TAC) ST640* $53.44
For Speech pathology services performed by a provider who is not registered for GST
Not Registered for GST
Service DescriptionTAC Item Number2020/21 Maxium Payment Rate2019/20 Maximum Payment Rate
Speech Pathology Management Review (SPMR)
Completion and submission of the SPMR form (only on request by TAC) ST640F $49.57$48.59

This Payment Limit relates to the following services