Billing and Fees
At our medical centre we do not routinely ‘bulk-bill’.
Our fees are displayed at the reception.
We do offer discounts for those holding Pension or Health Care Cards.
Fees are payable at the time of the consultation.
After paying your account, your Medicare rebate can be processed immediately, and the rebate deposited into your nominated bank account within 24 hours.
For patients of our practice – Children aged 12 years and under will be ‘bulk-billed’ for consultations from Monday to Friday only (excluding Public Holidays).
As from 1st November 2021, children aged 12-15 will only be bulk billed at the discretion of individual doctors.
DVA patients’ fees are covered by Department of Veterans Affairs.
All Saturday, Sunday and Public Holiday visits, including children, are privately billed.
Prescription and Specialist Referral Renewals
For a Prescription or Specialist referral renewal, without consultation a fee of $10- $20 will be charged. This fee is non-Medicare refundable. Please allow 48 hours.
List of Fees as of 9th August 2021 (Fees are reviewed in November each year)
The following is an indication of fees, but billing is dependent upon the services and consumables required and the applicable Medicare item numbers for those services.
|Service||Private Fee||Health Care Card Fee||Pensioner Fee||Medicare Rebate|
|Long Appointment 20 to 40 minutes||$124.00||$115.00||$109.00||$75.75|
|Prolonged Appointment over 40 minutes||$160.00||$151.00||$145.00||$111.50|
|Prescriptions||$10.00 – $20.00||$10.00 – $20.00||$10.00 – $20.00||No Rebate|
|Referrals||$10.00 – $20.00||$10.00 – $20.00||$10.00 – $20.00||No Rebate|
|Failure to attend appointment||$70.00||$70.00||$70.00||No Rebate|
Toormina Medical Centre
|Monday – Friday||7:30am – 6.00pm|
|Saturday||9:00am – 12:00pm|
PLEASE NOTE: as from Sunday 24th May 2020 we will be ceasing Sunday clinic until further notice, Due to the COVID pandemic.
|Public Holidays (Excluding Christmas Day & Good Friday)||9:00am – 11:00am|
Sawtell Medical Centre
Monday – Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm
Emergency Clinic at Toormina Medical only Saturday 9:00am – 12:00pm