Consultation Information, Fees & Charges

Appointments

We know your health and time are valuable, so we run by appointment. Appointments can be made by phoning our practice 38020899 or online at healthengine.com.au. Please note that some consultations such as pap smears, several concerns or full medicals may require longer intervals. Our standard consultation is 10-15 mins.

Consultation Payments

We are a private billing practice where a fee is payable for each consultation however we have on the spot claiming, linked to Medicare, we have the ability to return your Medicare rebate onto an Eftpos card meaning you leave our practice with only the out of pocket expense

Aged Pensioners
Four of our doctors do BULK BILL aged pensioners between 11.00am and 3.00pm Monday to Friday being Dr Siva, Dr Font, Dr Holmes and Dr Baartz (Excluding Saturdays)

Children Under 16
Children under 16 are BULK BILLED (Excluding Saturdays)

Alternatively fees for consultations are as follows:

Fees for Aged Pensioners
$50.00 – Consult up to 15mins  (Medicare Rebate returned to any EFT card instantly $37.05)
$85.00 – Consult 15-30mins (Medicare Rebate returned to any EFT card instantly $71.70)
$120.00 – Consult 30-45mins (Medicare Rebate returned to any EFT card instantly $105.55)

Fees for Adults 16 & Over
$60.00 – Consult up to 15mins (Medicare Rebate returned to any EFT card instantly $37.05)
$95.00 – Consult 15-30mins (Medicare Rebate returned to any EFT card instantly $71.70)
$140.00 – Consult 30-45mins (Medicare Rebate returned to any EFT card instantly $105.55)

All Saturday Cons are Private Billed (Incl Children)
$60.00 – Consult up to 15mins (Medicare Rebate returned to any EFT card instantly $37.05)
$95.00 – Consult 15-30mins (Medicare Rebate returned to any EFT card instantly $71.70)

All Public Holidays and Consultations Outside of 8am and 6pm
$72.00 – Consult up to 15mins (Medicare Rebate returned to any EFT card instantly $49.00)
$110.00 – Consult 15-30mins (Medicare Rebate returned to any EFT card instantly $83.95)

Please Note: No Medicate rebate is refundable on medicals that are not related to an illness such as work related, cadet, hobby, travel, insurance etc. These are charged at the standard AMA Rates.

WorkCover Appointments
WorkCover is privately billed at WorkCover rates unless there is an account officers name and phone number as well as a current claim number presented at the time of consultation.

Home Visits
Home visits are available for established patients whose condition prevents them from attending the surgery. These visits are privately billed and start at $190 with a rebate starting from $89.25

Further BULK BILLING Information
Non cosmetic Procedures (Excluding Gynaecology procedures), Vaccination appointments, Chronic Illness Plans with our practice nurses are all BULK BILLED

Referrals & Scripts
A referral to a specialist requires a letter from your doctor. You will need to make an appointment to see your doctor for a referral. Scripts also require a visit to your doctor to enable them to monitor your progress. If you lose your script or referral a $10.00 fee is payable for reprinting. Scripts cannot be re-written if it has been 8 weeks since your last visit to the practice.