What funding or rebate is available for hearing aids?


Below is a summary of rebates and funding available:

    • Pensioners, veterans and other clients may be eligible for fully subsidised hearing services and fully or partially subsidised hearing aids under the Government's Hearing Services Program (HSP).
    • We can offer a Medicare benefit on your hearing assessment if you have a referral from your GP or ENT made to Melbourne Audiology Centre. There are no Medicare benefits available on hearing aids.
    • If you have Private health insurance extra's, you may have benefits for hearing assessments and for hearing aids. It's best if you contact your private health insurance to check your benefits.
    • People who have a hearing loss related to working in a loud environment may be eligible for hearing devices and services through Workers Compensation. We can advise you on whether you may be eligible for hearing aids under Workers Compensation following your hearing test. If you already have an accepted WorkCover claim for hearing loss, we can provide services and hearing aids. We are registered to provide hearing services and hearing aids for WorkSafe Victoria, Comcare, and other state-based workers compensation programs.
    • NDIS participants may have funding in their NDIS plan for hearing assessment and hearing aids. Please contact us on 1300 761 021 for more information.

For personal advise and information on rebates, please call us on 1300 761 021 to speak to one of our customer care staff.