Welcome to West Brunswick Clinic

Fees & Billings

General Information

  • The West Brunswick Clinic is a Private Billing Clinic.
  • All Fees are payable on the day via cash, EFTPOS or credit card.
  • We use easy claim for immediate reimbursement of rebate.

Private Patients

Standard consultation $80.00 Rebate $37.60
Long consultation >20 minutes $130.00 Rebate $72.80

Other consultations/procedures at relevant price – please ask for details when booking, for example, mental health plans, excisions, Implanon, travel vaccines etc.

 

Shared Maternity Care Patients

New Patients: Cost of 1st Shared care visit for Medicare eligible women (after their first hospital visit):

Private: $130.00 Medicare Rebate: $72.80 Out of pocket: $57.20
Concession Card Holders: $81.70 Medicare Rebate: $72.80 Out of pocket: $8.90
Concession Card Holders (appointment after 4.15pm): $86.70 Medical Rebate $72.80 Out of pocket $13.90

Existing Patients: Cost for subsequent shared care visits for Medicare eligible women:

Private: $80.00 Medicare Rebate: $40.10 Out of pocket: $39.90
Concession Card Holders: $50.10 Medicare Rebate: $40.10 Out of pocket: $10.00
Concession Card Holders (appointment after 4.15pm & Saturdays): $55.10 Medical Rebate $40.10 Out of pocket: $15.00

 

Children Under 16

Children under 16 years of age will be billed a reduced consultation fee of $57.00
 
Children under 16 years of age, on a concession card will be Bulk Billed before 4.15pm weekdays.
 
Children under 16 years of age, on a concession card will be billed a $15 co-payment after 4.15pm weekdays and on Saturdays.
 
Immunisations (routine and flu) will be Bulk Billed.
 
Travel vaccinations will NOT be bulk billed.
Concession Card Holders

Existing patients – prior to 2006

Private: $130.00 Medicare Rebate: $71.70 Out of pocket: $58.30
Bulk-billed Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:15pm
$15 co-payments Monday to Friday  4.30pm to 5.30pm

New Patients – no bulk billing

$10 co-payments Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:15pm
$15 co-payments Monday to Friday 4:30pm to 5:30pm
$15 co-payments Saturdays 9:00am to 11:30am

Mental Health Consultations and Plans

A Mental Health Consultation less than 20min will be $130.

For all additional mental health care plan and mental health care consultation fees, please call West Brunswick Clinic 93879088.

DVA and Veteran Affairs Gold Card Holders

All services are billed directly to DVA with no out of pocket charge.

Work Cover And TAC

All consultations require full payment (at private fee rate) on the day. It is the patient’s responsibility to claim this fee back from the relevant authority.

Appointment Cancellation And Non-Attendance Policy

To avoid a non-rebatable cancellation or non-attendance fee of $40 (or $70 for a long appointment), a minimum of 4 hours notice is required.

What to bring to your appointment:

  • Medicare card or Veteran Affairs card
  • Centrelink card – Pension Card, Health Care Card – bring this card to every appointment
  • Relevant paperwork
  • Medication list
  • Your health care plan, if you have one
  • Your child’s immunisation booklet, if relevant

Referral letters:

  • Referral letters WILL NOT be backdated.
  • You must attend the clinic to obtain a referral letter.

Arriving late:

If you arrive late for your appointment you may not be seen.  Patients who arrive on time will be seen as close to their scheduled time as possible.