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Mental Health Care Plans

A GP Men­tal Health Care Plan (MHCP) is a plan gen­er­at­ed for you by your doc­tor, for the ongo­ing man­age­ment of a men­tal health con­di­tion that inter­feres with cog­ni­tive, emo­tion­al or social abilities. 

Your doc­tor will work togeth­er with you to assess your men­tal health, work out what help you require, set goals and choose treat­ment that best suits you. 

What are the ben­e­fits for hav­ing a MHCP?

It can help you to set and achieve goals and mon­i­tor your progress. A MHCP helps deliv­er a holis­tic ser­vice with all mem­bers of the health care team (i.e. psy­chi­a­trists & psy­chol­o­gists) work­ing to pro­vide qual­i­ty care. 

Patients who are treat­ed under a MHCP are eli­gi­ble for up to 10 sub­sidised indi­vid­ual ses­sions per cal­en­dar year with an allied health pro­fes­sion­al who is reg­is­tered with Medicare.