FEES & BILLING

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 Easyclaim for immediate reimbursement of rebate.
  • We cannot always predict how much time the consultation will take, consider making a double booking if you have multiple issues or complex needs
  • Fees may vary from those outlined below depending on the complexity of the consultation and the time taken
  • If you are eligible for a medicare rebate you will be able to claim back some of the cost of your consultation
Private Patients
Standard consultation$83.00Rebate $38.20
Long consultation >20 minutes$135.00Rebate $73.95

Fees may vary from those outlined above depending on the complexity of the consultation and the time taken.

Certain consultations, procedures, and non government funded vaccines may incur additional fees. This includes mental health plans, skin excisions, Implanon and travel vaccines. Please ask for details when your make your booking. Longer bookings and nurse bookings (at no extra cost) may be required depending on your needs. If you feel your needs fall outside of the standard appointment please call our clinic for booking.

Shared Maternity Patients

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

Private: $135.00Medicare Rebate: $73.95Out of pocket: $61.05
Concession Card Holders: $85.75Medicare Rebate: $73.95Out of pocket: $11.80
Concession Card Holders (Saturday): $89.75Medical Rebate  $73.95Out of pocket $15.80

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

Private: $83.00Medicare Rebate: $40.75Out of pocket: $39.90
Concession Card Holders: $52.55Medicare Rebate: $40.75Out of pocket: $11.80
Concession Card Holders (Saturdays): $56.55Medical Rebate $40.75Out of pocket: $15.80

 

Children Under 16

Children under 16 years of age (not on a concession) will be billed a reduced consultation fee of $59.00

Children under 16 years of age, on a concession card will be Bulk Billed Monday to Friday with a co-payment payable on Saturdays

Immunisations (routine and flu) will be Bulk Billed.

Travel Vaccinations are not bulk billed

Pensioners And Concession Card Holders

Existing patients – prior to 2006

Bulk-billedMonday to Friday8:30am to 4:15pm
$54.00 –  ($15.80 out of pocket)Saturdays9:00am to 11:30am

New Patients – no bulk billing

$50.00   –  ($11.80 Out of pocket)Monday to Friday8:30am to 4:15pm
$54.00  – ($15.80 out of pocket)Saturdays9:00am to 11:30am
Mental Health Consultations And Plans

Mental health plans require a double booking and fees vary depending on your clinician and the length of your consultation. Please call us on 9387 908 for more details.

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.

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LOCATION

9 Melville Rd, Brunswick West, 3055

FAX

(03) 9387 4238

CONSULTING HOURS

Monday to Friday: 8:30am to 5:30pm
Saturday: 9:00am to 11:30am
Sunday & Public Holidays: Closed

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