Billing / Pricing

North Mitcham Clinic is a private billing practice and fees are payable at the time of consultation.

The fees at North Mitcham Clinic are determined by a combination of factors including – the Australian Medical Association recommended rates and costs associated with running a medical practice. We endeavour to keep our costs to a minimum whilst ensuring the best possible health care.

These fees below are indicative of fees billed by doctors in the practice and patients should be aware that individual doctors may bill at different rates. Charges will vary depending on the length of time you spend with the doctor and the complexity of your medical condition.

Pensioners and DVA patients will be bulk billed for normal consultations, there is also a reduced fee for health care card holders, please note that all fees are at doctors discretion.

For more information on what is available for DVA patients, this website gives some helpful insight into what there is and how it can be used; Money Saving Pro Ultimate Guide to DVA Benefits

Indicative Fees

Fee

Medicare Rebate

Out of Pocket

Brief consultation
$ 45.00
$17.20
$27.80
Standard consultation - <15 minutes
$ 75.00
$ 37.60
$37.40
Extended consultation <30 minutes
$120.00
$ 72.80
$47.20
Prolonged consultation <45 minutes
$165.00
$107.15
$57.85
Between 6pm and 8.00pm Standard <15 minutes
$ 80.00
$ 37.60
$42.40
Saturday before 12.00pm standard <15 minutes
$ 80.00
$ 37.60
$42.40

Facility Fees 

Please note we do on occasion charge a small treatment room fee for the use of our practice nurse, equipment and materials. There is no Medicare rebate for this fee. For further details please speak to your Doctor or Nurse.

There is an additional procedure fee for some procedures, the cost varies with the type of procedure and its complexity; please ensure you esquire about any costs prior to the procedure. There is no Medicare rebate for this fee. For further details please speak to your Doctor or Nurse.

Medical consumables used as part of your treatment may attract a separate fee. 

Travel vaccines will incur an additional fee.

A more comprehensive list of fees is displayed in our waiting room area. Please ask our reception staff if you have any questions about fees that are not addressed by the information displayed. It is practice policy that all accounts are settled in full on the day of your consultation; EFTPOS, Mastercard, Visa, AMEX and cash accepted.

Claiming

The practice now offers Medicare Ezyclaim: for eligible services your Medicare Rebate is paid back to your EFTPOS CARD immediately after you have paid your account at the practice. This requires a savings or cheque account with a pin number, Medicare will not put the rebate into a credit account.

We also encourage our patients to register their bank account details with Medicare to allow for prompt reimbursement of the medicare rebate to the nominated bank account.

Forms of Payment Accepted: 

• Cash EFTPOS Visa MasterCard American Express
• Credit card telephone payments accepted

If your doctor refers you to another doctor, a specialist, or for any investigative tests please ask about fees and other costs that may arise.

Cancellation Policy 

If you are unable to attend for a scheduled appointment, please contact us to cancel or change your appointment time. A fee may be charged for failure to attend or cancellation at short notice. (Please note: this fee is not Medicare rebatable)