Fees – Bulk Billing and Private

BULK BILLING POLICY:

Child Friendly Policy
Birkenhead Medical Centre is a family practice open 7 days a week. All walk in patients who are under the age of 16 years of age will be bulk billed on Monday- Friday. On weekends there will be a Discounted Private Fee of $20-$29 (after Medicare Rebate) for Children under 16 years.

Patients with a valid Medicare card or Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) (except AHM), will be bulk billed for their booked Weekday appointments.
Private Billing will apply on walk in appointments, weekends and public holidays.

  • Any consultations requiring additional services may be charged a procedural equipment fee of between $10 – $50.
  • Travel vaccines will incur a private fee also for the purchase of the vaccine as they are not covered by Medicare but the consultation is Bulk Billed if performed on a weekday (private billing on weekends).
  • Your doctor will explain any additional costs to you and obtain your consent prior to any treatment received.
  • Women’s Health Check/Pap Smear performed by the doctor incurs a private fee of $95.70 (Rebate $71.70 – Out of Pocket $24).

PRIVATE BILLING POLICY:

Private Billing applies to walk-in appointments, weekend and public holiday appointments. Please see the list of fees below. If you have any questions

Private Fees

Medicare Rebates

Out of pocket expense

Standard Consult

$78

$37.05

$40.95

Standard Consult
(after hours*)

$90

$49.00

$41.00

Long consult

$125

$71.70

$53.30

Long consult (after hours*)

$134

$83.95

$50.05

Prolonged Consult

$160

$105.55

$54.45

Prolonged consult
(after hours*)

$210

$117.75

$92.25

 

VACCINES & PROCEDURAL FEES:

Travel vaccines will incur a private fee, for all vaccination costs please ask one of our friendly receptionists. Please note you may be charged a fee for any procedures you have during your visit. These prices can range from $10 – $50, please check with reception for more information.

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*After hours: after 1pm on Saturday, all day Sunday and public holidays and before 8am on weekdays.

Pre-employment medical assessments are also privately billed.

Please contact us for the most updated private fee schedule on 02 9719 3888 and to make your next appointment.