We are a Bulk Billing practice for patients with valid Medicare Cards.
Bulk Billing is available 8:00am-5:00pm Monday to Friday, however due to the reduction of Medicare GP Item Numbers and high costs of operations we have excluded Bulk Billing on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays.
Some Procedures (your GP will advise)
Skin Cancer Checks (charged privately from $110. Medicare Rebate, Out of pocket expense $38.30)
Patients without Medicare Cover of any kind (eg. International Visitors)
New patients who haven't brought their Medicare Cards
Visits covered by WorkCover
Consult not covered by Medicare
Appointments on weekends and public holidays with any doctor will incur a fee. All new patients must pay the full consultation fee if your first visit at the practice is on a weekend or public holiday. Please ensure you are fully aware of any fees payable prior to your appointment. For more details on weekend fees click here.
These appointments must be paid for by the patient at the time (cheques cannot be accepted)
Standard Consultation $75.00
Long Consultation or Blood Collection $110.00
Prolonged/Complex Consultation $144.00
Procedures (Instrument Charge) $35
Other Services POA
Medicare rebate is available for most privately charged consults if you hold a Medicare Card. However, rebate from Medicare is subjected to the applicable Medicare Ruling.
Example of General Practitioner’s fee
Doctor’s consultation fee $75.00
Medicare schedule fee $37.05
Medicare rebate to patient (100% of schedule fee) $37.05
Out-of-pocket expense to patient $37.95
* All prices listed on this website are subject to change without notice.
For a full listing of our fees please click the button.
Our Billing Policy
We are a bulk billing surgery for all patients Monday to Friday with mixed billing on Saturdays.
On Saturdays bulk billing applies to all patients who hold a Concession Card or children 16 years and under. Our private fees on Saturdays are determined by the doctor you see. Please ensure you are aware of any fees payable prior to your appointment. Payment must be completed in full prior to departure from the Medical Centre.
Private Billing NO M/C CARD
Dr Mahmood Dr Arshad
Dr Bontula Dr Kamal
Dr Afrin Dr Adda
Description Medicare Cost Medicare Cost
Item No Item No
Less than 5 minutes 52 $30.00 3 $40.00
5mins – 25 minutes 53 $50.00 23 $60.00
25mins – 45 minutes 54 $70.00 36 $90.00
More than 45 minutes 57 $100.00 44 $120.00
Medicals – Medicals are not covered by Medicare, the following out of pocket expenses apply:
Basic $110.00 med- 1 (<20 minutes)
Medium $165.00 med- 2 (20-40 minutes)
Complex $220.00 med- 3 (>40 minutes)
Treatment Room Fee – $50 (Not payable for concession / pension card holders). This fee applies for minor surgery (eg. skin cancer surgery, ingrown toenail surgery), laceration repairs and implanon removal. This fee is not payable for simple dressings, ear syringing or implanon insertion.
Additional Treatment Room Services
Dressings $80.00 per hour (long term / complex dressings only)
Urine test $5.50
Drug screen charge by QML - TBA
Failure to attend fee: $50. This fee may be payable should you fail to attend your appointment without advising us at least 30 minutes prior.
Prescription fee without attendance: $15 for existing patients of this practice only.
Completion of Specialist referral without attendance: $20 for existing patients of this practice only.
Nursing Home Fees
Our doctors look forward to continuing care for our patients who move to a nursing home in Rockhampton. For regular patients medical visits to nursing homes will usually be bulk-billed. For current residents of nursing homes or patients who attend other medical practices, acceptance of care by our doctors will incur fees. These can be obtained by contacting our practice.
Home visits are offered by our doctors to regular patients of our practice (within Rockhampton- 5km of the practice). We do not bulk-bill home visits. For fees on home visits please call our practice.
After-hours Care (Outside of our normal opening hours)
If you need to see a doctor after hours we recommend presenting to the Rockhampton Hospital Emergency Department. If the matter is life-threatening call 000. Queensland Health also offer a phone advice service at 13HEALTH (13 43 25 84)
Should you wish to see a doctor from North Rockhampton Medical Centre outside of our normal opening hours please call our Duty Doctor on 0472 639 192. Attendance by one of our doctors will only be considered for urgent, but not life-threatening matters, and is at the discretion of the on-call doctor. We will not attend for routine matters that can wait until regular opening hours.
Fees apply for after-hours care and the minimum out of pocket fee is $200 before 11pm and $400 after 11pm. We do not bulk-bill any after-hours care.
If you are in doubt regarding any fees and out of pocket expenses our Reception staff can assist you.
If you are in financial hardship please speak with your doctor or the Practice Manager for suitable repayment arrangements. No patient will be refused medical care due to financial hardship.