Generally, your doctor will charge fees similar to those below:
|Standard consultation||Long consultation
|Extended consultation |
|Health care card holders||$72||$110||$150|
The standard fee for a face-to-face consult is $83. You will receive $41.20 back from Medicare, which means that your out-of-pocket cost is $41.80.
Telephone consultations are now available for all patients.
Our standard fee for a phone consult is $69. You will receive $41.20 back from Medicare, which means that your out-of-pocket cost is $27.80.
All the doctors consulting at Warrandyte Road Clinic operate private practices and do not bulk-bill by default, with payment expected on the day. Your doctor may have the discretion to bulk-bill your appointment if it is very brief, eg. if the call is purely for a simple matter such as a repeat prescription for an issue that has been discussed previously.
|Standard telehealth consult||Long telehealth
|Extended telehealth |
|Health care card holders & pensioners||$57||$97||$132|
We bulk-bill the following groups:
- Patients with a Veterans Affairs card
- Care plans for patients with a chronic disease. If you have a chronic disease, please ask your doctor if you are eligible for a care plan. This may allow you to have a bulk-billed appointment up to every 3 months
- Annual health assessments for patients over 75 years old
All other consultations are privately billed.
Charges may vary depending on how long you spend with your doctor and the complexity of your condition. Procedures, medical consumables and vaccines will incur an additional fee.