Fees

SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY SERVICES

Assessment and Intervention

  • $144.00/hour - assessment and treatment sessions 

  • $124.00 - 45-minute treatment sessions

  • $144.00/hour - consultation and written reports/correspondence

  • $144.00/hour travel to off-site visits or meetings (plus mileage rate of $0.55/km)

Voice Assessment

  • $461.00 - full assessment with videostroboscopy

  • $290.00 - without videostroboscopy

  • $192.00 - videostroboscopy only

Swallowing Assessment

  • $425.00 full assessment including videofluoroscopy/modified barium swallow

  • $144.00 per hour for bedside/tableside assessment only

  • $288 videofluoroscopy/modified barium swallow only

We reserve the right to change our rates at anytime; however, existing clients will be given approximately three months notice of any rate changes.   


CANCELLATION POLICY & BILLING

Cancellations &  No-Shows

The full session fee will be billed for no-shows and for sessions cancelled with less than 24 hours notice, except in the case of inclement weather or illness.

Payment Options

Fees for service are payable upon receipt of your invoice. Special material fees are negotiated, if applicable. Payment may be made by:

  • cash

  • debit                  

  • cheque

  • Visa

  • Mastercard

  • e-transfer

Late Payments

Interest is charged at a rate of 2% per month on all outstanding balances. Accounts that are more than 90 days overdue are referred to collections. Monthly bills may be arranged upon request.

Returned Cheques

An administration fee of $25 will be charged for any cheque returned by your bank for any reason, in addition to any interest charges on overdue amounts.

Insurance Coverage

S. L. Hunter SpeechWorks' billing relationship is with you. If you wish to use health insurance to cover some of our fees, it is your responsibility to determine and monitor your coverage and to seek reimbursement from your insurer. We can provide general information about insurance coverage but you should consult your insurer for specific details.

Income Tax Deductions

The cost of speech-language pathology services may be claimed as a Medical Expense on your taxes.  For a complete list of eligible medical expenses, visit the CRA website.
 
You may be eligible for a Disability Tax Credit. If so, we can complete the applicable tax forms for you. There is a $20 fee for this service. The Canada Revenue Agency is responsible for determining your eligibility. 

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