OUR MEDICAL CENTRE FEES

In General, most doctors operate under the Mixed Billing fee and all new patients not eligible in bulkbilling criteria are privately billed and all future consultations will be privately billed.

It is a Medicare requirement that you present your Medicare Card and any Concessional Card at the time of each consultation.

Bulk billing of consultation is at the discretion of the treating Doctor.

Bulk Billing is available to:

  • All Patients with Pension cards 
  • All children 16 years and under
  • Commonwealth Seniors Health Card

  • Veterans DVA Gold Card
  • Health Care Card holders will pay a reduced rate for consultations as below

From 1st July 2022 this will apply to all Patients with Health Care Card

Health Care Card will pay a reduced rate for Consultations 

Level B Consultation $60.00 (Medicare Rebate: $39.10)

Level C Consultation $95.00 (Medicare Rebate: $75.75)

Level D Consultation $130.00 (Medicare Rebate: $111.50)

Rebates will go back to your account via electronically sent to Medicare.

Some procedures (e.g. Mirena, Implanon, minor excisions, Molemate, Iron infusions, Spirometry etc) may incur an extra fee.

Some vaccines will incur an extra fee

Boostrix (whooping cough) $45.00

Bexsero (meningococcal b) $130.00

Hepatitis B vaccine  $40

Iron infusions  for consumables 50$

From January 2022-For all new patients Workers Compensation and Third-Party Insurance claims payment is required upfront at the time of consultation, Receipt will be given as evidence of payment and can then be claimed back from insurers by the patient. Doctors are under no obligation to see patients regarding Worker’s Compensation or insurance claims as they sit outside of Medicare system.

Standard Consultation $84.00

Long Consultation $154.00

Initial Certificate $53.20

Forms & Medicals-The completion of forms and medicals require an appointment with your regular treating doctor and will incur a fee and its left to individual of your doctor charges . Forms and medicals that incur a fee are RMS Fitness to Drive for commercial licenses, Insurance company forms and medicals, work related forms and medicals, sporting and recreational forms and medicals and similar. These forms are not covered by Medicare and do not attract a Medicare rebate.

          Appointment Cancellation Policy

Late Cancellations (Within 3 hours notice) and Non-Attendance:

We understand that plans can change. Please inform us as soon as you can if you are unable to attend your appointment.

This provides us with the opportunity to offer your appointment to another patient who may need to see a doctor more urgently

Cancellation within 3 hours notice will attract a cancellation fee of $25.

A non-attendance (no-show) attracts a $25 fee.

This is paid at your next East Maitland Family Medical Centre visit before seeing doctor.

We thank you for your understanding.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Standard Fees

Consultation Fee Rebate
Standard $75.00 $39.10
Long $110.00 $75.75
Prolong $145.00 $111.50