Fees and Charges

Our practice is a private billing practice. Payment methods accepted are cash, cheque and Eftpos. Unfortunately we do not accept American Express.

Payment Policy

  • All patients over 16 are charged privately on their first consultation
  • We honor current Health Care Card and Pension Cards (Monday – Friday)
  • Children under 16 are Bulk  Billed  (Monday – Friday)
  • Students of higher education are charged a discount fee after presenting their current registration details (Monday – Friday)
  • All other patients are billed privately. If you need to return for results or follow up in four (4) weeks from the payment date you will be bulk  billed (Monday – Friday) if you discuss another issue at the same time of your results/follow up there may be another fee.
  • All patients are charged privately on Saturday. Please note, this applies to children, health care card holders and pensioners.

Medicare Claiming

Medicare rebates can be claimed in several ways:

  • Medicare Easy Claim Rebate is deposited back into your bank account via a cheque or saving bank card at the same time as payment for consult.
  • Online Claiming Rebate is processed online at the practice at the same time as payment of your consult, Medicare will then deposit your rebate into the bank account previously provided to Medicare.
  • Medicare Office Present your reciept to Medicare to claim your rebate.

An outline of standard fees and expected Medicare rebates is available at reception. As consult fees vary depending on the presenting problem, consult time, and complexity of the presenting complaint, it is not possible for our staff to tell you how much you will need to pay until at the end of your consult.

Please note that alll accounts must be settled on the day of consultation.