GP Consultations

We are a mixed billing clinic and all fees must be paid on the day of consultation.

From the 2nd of August 2021, there will be a $20 out of pocket fee for GP Consultations (includes face to face, phone and video consultations). The following fees will apply.

Fees- Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm & Saturday 9am to 12:45pm*

Consultation Fee Paid    Medicare Rebate Out of pocket
Standard (up to 20 mins) $59.10 $39.10 $20
Long (20-40 mins) $95.75 $75.75 $20
Prolonged (Over 40 mins) $131.50 $111.50 $20

Fees- Saturday 1pm to 3pm*

Consultation                                            Fee Paid    Medicare Rebate   Out of pocket
Standard (up to 20 mins) $71.00 $51.00 $20
Long (20-40 mins) $107.40 $87.40 $20
Prolonged (Over 40 mins) $142.55 $122.55 $20

Phone Consultations- Everyday*

Consultation                                            Fee Paid   Medicare Rebate   Out of pocket 
Standard (less than 6 mins) $37.90 $17.90 $20
Long (6 mins or over) $59.10 $39.10 $20

Video Consultations- Everyday*

Consultation                                            Fee Paid   Medicare Rebate   Out of pocket
Standard (up to 20 mins) $59.10 $39.10 $20
Long (20-40 mins) $95.70 $75.70 $20
Prolonged (Over 40 mins) $131.50 $111.50 $20
  • *Under 16’s, Pension card holders, Health care card holders and DVA will be bulk billed for these consultations.
  • *The following will always be bulk billed- Call backs for discussion of results, GP Management Plans (Care Plans), Mental Health Plans and consultations, adult and childhood immunisations, removal of sutures

 

Phone Consultations (as per new guidelines issued by Medicare)

  • To be used for short or long consults
  • Can be used for Mental Health Plan Review and consultations
  • Can be used for Work Cover and TAC Consults
  • Can’t be used for a new Mental Health Plan
  • Can’t be used for GP Management Plans (Care Plans)

Video consultations can be used for:

  • Short and long consultations for any medical reason
  • Mental Health Plans
  • GP Management or Care plans
  • Work cover consultations
  • TAC Consultations

We have a Respiratory Clinic during COVID-19. Standard charges as above will apply.

Failure to attend GP appointments will incur a $30 charge. If you are unable to attend, please ring and cancel your appointment at least 2 hours prior. We have a number of patients that ask for appointments on the day and would appreciate you letting us know if you can’t make your appointment. Then we may be able to offer it to someone who may need it on the day.

Gap fees are payable for minor procedures, skin excisions, dressings, and plastering for fractures.

All payments will need to be made in full on the day of the consult.

We use Medicare Easy Claim EFTPOS machines and any Medicare rebates will be reimbursed to your account almost instantaneously on the day.

Flu injections- $20, if you are not eligible for a government funded vaccine.

Bulk Billing

The following services are always bulk billed consultations:

  • GP Management Plans
  • Mental Health Plans
  • Nurse led Health Assessments

Gap fees

The following services will always attract a gap fee:

  • Ante natal shared care consultations- $20-$30
  • Aclasta Infusion- $25
  • Dressings may incur a charge between $5-$20
  • Glue to close wounds- $30
  • Implanon Insertion-  $50
  • Implanon Removal- $25 (If removal and insertion are done on the same day, it will only be a $50 fee)
  • Iron Infusion- $80
  • INR Point of care test- $10
  • Mirena insertion- $150
  • Mirena Removal- $50
  • Mirena Removal and Insertion (same day)- $180
  • Mole mapping-$70
  • Plaster application for fractures- $50-$80
  • Procedures (eg: Skin excisions)- $35-$100

Transfer of Medical Records

  • Basic Health Summary will be done at no charge
  • Full medical records will attract an administrative fee of $50

Other fees

Other services that will incur a private fees and do not attract a Medicare rebate are listed below:

  • Aviation Medicals- $220
  • Blood Pressure monitor- $30
  • Diving Medical- $80
  • Driving Licence (Cab and Truck)- $100
  • Employment medicals- $120
  • Flu Vaccination- $20
  • Intravenous Fluids- $30 per 1 litre bag used
  • Vic Police employment medical- $200
  • Medical Reports- $200
  • Vaccinations- Q fever, Yellow fever, Whooping Cough, Typhoid and Hepatitis A Vaccinations are available for a fee.
  • WorkCover Consultations- All consultations will attract a private fee and it will need to be paid in full on the day. Once you provide us with a work cover claim number, we can directly charge the WorkCover insurance company. You can also be reimbursed by the WorkCover Insurance company for all private fees you have paid us (so please keep all receipts).