Fees

WEEKEND FEES

 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.

 

This excludes:
  • 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.

FEES

Fees associated with medical and allied health services are complex and can be seen to be inconsistent. Some services can be bulk billed, some receive a rebate direct from Medicare or your insurer and some you just pay the full amount.  Insurers can even differ in how much and what they will pay. This becomes even more complex (and difficult) when dealing with specialist medical services so it's always advisable to ask!  

 

At NRMC we bulk bill everyone (except those without a Medicare card) from Monday to Friday.  With effect 1 January 2017 we will be introducing private billing on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays.  The introduction of these fees are due to the reduction of Medicare GP Item Numbers and high operating costs associated with weekends.  You are expected to pay your account on the day of the service.

All allied health service providers are independent and as such they determine their own fees. Currently there fees are Bulk Billed although it always pays to check directly with them.

There may be a charge with some procedures and dressings.

We are not responsible for third party billings (e.g. pathology, radiology and specialists). You should discuss with the providers their fee policy.

WorkCover charges may be covered by your employers WorkCover insurance company, however, this is not guaranteed and depends on whether your claim will be accepted.  You may become liable for your accounts if WorkCover does not accept your claim.  At the end of the day, you are responsible for paying your account.

Please click here to see our full fee schedule.

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OPENING HOURS

Monday - Friday 8am to 5pm

Saturday 8:30am to 12:30pm

Sunday & Public Holidays - Closed