Billing & Fees

Medical Services Billing and Fees

*Please note our fees below are effective from 1st February 2021.

Doctors appointments for General Medicine are bulk billed for pensioners, health care card holders, children under 16 and DVA card holders. If you do not have any of the above concessions, accounts are payable on the day. You may be bulk billed at the doctors discretion and for Health Care Plans.

Workcover appointments are invoiced to workcover. You may need to pay for your initial workcover appointment until you have a claim number, this will be reimbursed by workcover once the claim is accepted.

Some procedures at the practice have out of pocket fees. Fees will be discussed prior to the procedure being undertaken.

Missed appointments are billed at $35. No further appointments can be made at the practice if you have outstanding accounts.

Please ensure that you bring your Medicare card and health care card with you to every appointment.

*Please note our fees below are effective from 1st February 2021.

  • Standard consultation <20mins $70 (Medicare rebate $39.10, patient pays $30.90
  • Long consultation >20mins $110 (Medicare rebate $75.75, patient pays $34.25)
  • Extended consultation >40mins $140 (Medicare rebate $111.50, patient pays $28.50)
  • Cervical screening dependent on length of consultation 

You will be required to pay for your consultation in full. If Medicare has your bank account details the rebate will be credited to your nominated account within 24 – 48 hours.

  • Short skin check $80 rebate $39.10
  • Long skin check $120 rebate $75.75

Out of pocket fees may apply for surgical excisions. Concession card holder and over 65 years old are eligible for decreased fees for procedures.39.10

Allied Health Billing and Fees

*Please note our fees below are effective from 1st February 2021.

Consultation prices

  • Initial consultation $135 (Medicare rebate $55.10 with a Doctor referral)
  • Follow up consultation $88 (Medicare rebate $55.10 with a Doctor referral)
  • Focused short consultation $60 (Medicare rebate with a Doctor referral may apply)

Consultation prices

  • Initial consultation 60min $150  
  • Short follow up consultation 30min $80  
  • Long  follow up consultation 60min $100 
*Private health fund rebates available for Nutrition consults only (please consult with your private health fund to see if eligible and let the reception know when booking).
*Concession card discounts available upon request. 

Consultation prices

  • Initial consultation 60mins $120 (Medicare rebate $55.10 with a Doctor referral)
  • Follow up consultation $75 (Medicare rebate $55.10 with a Doctor referral)55.10

Consultation prices

  • Initial & follow-up consultation 60mins $80 (Medicare rebate $55.10 with a Doctor referral)

Consultation prices

  • Initial consultation 60mins $95 (Medicare rebate $55.10 with a Doctor referral)
  • Follow up consultation $80 (Medicare rebate $55.10 with a Doctor referral)

Consultation $80 – $230

Consultation Prices 

Psychologist
Carl Moore = $120
Medicare rebate = $88.25

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Psychologist
Sandra Lunbergs = $140
Concession rate = $120
Medicare rebate = $88.25

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Psychologist
Kate Mutimer = $180
Medicare rebate = $88.25

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Clinical Psychologist
Claudia Michels = $164
Concession $149
Medicare rebate =$129.55

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Social worker
Sally Gluckstern = $110
Medicare rebate = $77.80

Patients referred through a Team Care Plan are eligible for a Medicare rebate of $54.60 on Osteopath, Physiotherapy, Podiatry, Exercise Physiologist (and when available Dietitian) appointments, up to a certain number of visits. Medicare rebates are also available for Psychologist appointments with a Mental Health Care Plan. 

We can also process private health fund rebates directly via HICAPS. Please check with your health fund insurer as to what is covered by your plan.

Emergencies

If you need a doctor urgently outside of our opening hours please call Byron District Hospital on 6639 9400.

For emergencies call 000 for an ambulance.

Urgent Care Clinic

On the day appointments are available by calling the surgery from 8am onwards until slots are filled. We recommend calling early to secure an appointment.

Opening Hours

Medical Centre
Monday – Friday: 8.30 – 17.00
Saturday: 8.30 – 11.30

Allied Health
Monday – Friday: 8.30 – 17.00
Saturday: 8.30 – 11.30