Fees & Bulk Billing
We are a quality private medical practice, thus we spend more time with our patients, we are able to deal with several problems on one visit but our fees are privately billed and time biased.
We request settlement of the account at the end of the consultation. Our standard consultation fees are prominently displayed.
Our current fees are:
*As from 1 January 2012 the standard consult fees are –
|$75 discounted to $70 if paid on the day|
|(out of pocket expense – $32.95 )|
|Saturday consult fee is $80|
|(out of pocket expense – $42.95)|
A long consultation is allocated 30 minutes. Our long consult fee is $135, this is discounted to $110.30 for health care card holders and $100.30 for aged pensioners. A $70.30 Medicare rebate applies
Children under 16 years are bulk billed.
Pensioners over 65 are charged a $15 gap payment and health care card holders $20 gap for a standard consult. However you will need to show us your Medicare Card and Health Care Card. we also bulk bill DVA Card holders, routine immunisations and pathology tests.
Over the phone Repeat Prescriptions are available for regular patients of this practice, for regular medications only – subject to review of your medical file by your doctor – please allow 24 hrs processing time – costs $ 7 per script.
Over the phone repeat referrals -is available for regular patients of this practice, for ongoing referrals only – subject to review of your medical file by your doctor – please allow 24 hrs processing time – costs $ 15 per referral.
The doctor or staff will advise you of any other cost that may arise from your consultation or treatment, for example – ECG, liquid nitorgen or suturing. A fee may be charged for extensive photocopying of notes and results.
* Please note fees are subject to change – check with reception staff prior to your consultation.