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Practice Billing Policy

  • Healthcare Card & Pension Card Holders and All Children Under 16 -  are BULK BILLED
    • Monday to Saturday

      Practice Fee Healthcare Card & Pension Card Holders & Children Under 16 Medicare Rebate Out of Pocket
               
      Brief consultation - 5 minutes $52.20 Bulk Billed $17.20 $35.00
      Standard Consultation - <15 minutes $72.60 Bulk Billed $37.60 $35.00
      Long Consultation - <30 Minutes $107.80 Bulk Billed $72.80 $35.00
      Standard Home Visits $111.45 106.50 $63.95 $47.50
      After Hours Call Out Visit $197.30 193.30 $129.80 $67.50
  •  Please note, regardless of the length or complexity of consultation, the maximum out of pocket costs on any one day is $35.00 (excluding surgical procedures and after hours care).

  • Sunday No Bulk Billing available on Sundays  
             
    Standard Consultation - <45 Minutes $106.50 $87.50 $49.00 $57.50
    Long Consultation -<30 Minutes $141.45 $122.45 $83.95 $57.50
  • Please note, regardless of the length or complexity of consultation, the maximum out of pocket costs on any one day is $57.50 (excluding surgical procedures and after hours care).
  • Diagnostic services eg  ECGs, spirometry and some procedures are billed at the Medicare rebate only ie 100% refundable from Medicare.
  • Nurse Practitioner consultations are  not bulk billed
  • For the convenience of our patients, the practice has facilities to direct claim from Medicare on the spot electronically, allowing funds to be returned to your bank account the same day.
  • Surgical Procedures

  • A  $25 theatre fee applies to surgical excisions/skin surgery.  There is no Medicare Rebate available forthis charge which covers the consumables used for the procedure.
  • After Hours

    After hours call out fee starts at            $197.30

    After hours phone advice $57.50 – please note there is no Medicare rebate available for this service.

    Internet services

  • On line appointment booking                                                                 Free
  • On line requests for repeat prescriptions and repeat referrals   Start at $10.00 -$15.00
  • On line consultations – Not yet available
  • On Line Tset Results $10.00
  • Please note there is no Medicare rebate available for online services.
  • For more details please see our page on internet based medical services.

Practice Hours (By appointment only)
Monday - Thursday 8.30am - 06.15pm
Friday 8.30am - 05.00pm
Saturday 8.30am - 12.00pm
Sunday 8.30am - 10.30am
Weekend appointments at North Tamborine only