fees + charges
Please check your contact details and preferred payment method are up to date at reception.
This is a mixed billing practice with any private fees due to be settled on the day of service.
MEDICARE EASY CLAIM, EFTPOS, VISA, facilities are available to simplify fee settlement.
WE RECOMMEND PATIENTS REGISTER FOR DIRECT MEDICARE REBATE RECOVERY.
REGISTRATION FORMS FOR DIRECT REBATE TO PATIENTS ARE AVAILABLE AT RECEPTION.
information for patients on private primary care professional fees
For most patients a SINGLE ANNUAL thorough head to toe full skin examination is appropriate to assess their skin cancer status and risk.
All high risk patients shall be offered serial short term monitoring examinations at 3 mth or 6 mth intervals dependent upon individual clinical circumstances.
Our patients are billed variable out of pocket “gap” payments for certain medical services.In some circumstances patients will have no out of pocket costs and NO GAP payment applies.
SKIN SURVEILLANCE out of pocket patient costs
Please note that missed appointments or those cancelled at short (less than 4 hrs) notice attract full fee charges not claimable on Medicare.
If you have any queries on fees please ask our receptionist, practice manager or your doctor.
We are pleased to accommodate patients with Private Health Insurance and assist in their optimum use of all available private health services.
We strongly recommend that those patients who can afford it take out such cover to avail of the many private health sector advantages on offer.
Private Health Insurance greatly assists patients in gaining ready access to specialist medical care and hospitalisation when urgently required.
Patients who hold private health insurance should be aware however that whilst covering many health care expenses including certain alternative and allied health services their health insurance does not cover all medical expenses including our primary care practice professional fee gap payments.