Our reception staff will be happy to advise you of the consultation fee upon booking an appointment.
- Consultation Fee - for most patients we can lodge the medicare rebate claim for you. No Health Fund covers any part of a Specialist's consultation fee.
- Surgical fees are billed directly to the you. You then submit this invoice to your Health Fund and to Medicare to obtain your rebate.
- An out of pocket co-payment may be required. The amount can vary depending on the type and complexity of surgery or procedure. Patients will be advised, in writing, at your consultation, of the amount of gap payment.
- You may have to pay an excess to the hospital (depending on your level of cover). Please contact the hospital or your Health Fund to check.
- Fees for uninsured patients are advised by the reception staff upon request.
How to Pay?
For your convenience, we accept a number of payment methods in the rooms,
- Credit Card: VISA, Mastercard,
- Electronic - EFTPOS,
Other Payment Choices
- Early Release of Superannuation
- Tax Rebate Scheme
Early Release of Superannuation
Patients may apply to Centrelink for an early release of superannuation funds to cover part or all of the costs involved. More details can be found on the Centrelink website.
If you chose to apply for this, three documents need to be lodged:
- Completed application form - click here to download
- A letter of support from your General Practitioner
- A letter of support from our clinic (we will provide this after your initial consultation)
Please note that processing time by Centrelink generally takes around 3 weeks, and allow a further 4-6 weeks for your superannuation fund to release the funds to your personal bank account.
Tax Rebate Scheme
You may be eligible for a tax rebate for your medical costs. Please discuss with your accountant.