Appointments & Fees as of 01/07/2023
Minor Service (5 mins)
Private Fee 45 $ / Medicare Rebate 17.90 $ / Gap (out of Pocket) 27.10 $
A brief service for an obvious problem characterised by the straightforward nature of the task that requires a short patient history and, if required, limited examination and management, eg: Medical Certificate for the common cold.
Specific Service (10 mins)
Private Fee 80 $ / Medicare Rebate 39.10$ / Gap (out of Pocket) 40.90 $
A service that requires the General Practitioner a selective history and examination of the patient, to assess and manage the problem. eg: If you have a single medical problem and has never been to a doctor before.
Extended Service (20 mins)
Private Fee $140 / Medicare Rebate 75.57 $ / Gap (out of Pocket) 64.43$
A service distinguished by more complex tasks required of the general practitioner when confronted with several alternative diagnoses which require a detailed history, multiple system examination, possible investigations and management. eg: 1-2 medical problems or any new mental health issues.
Comprehensive Service (40 mins)
Private Fee $200 / Medicare Rebate 111.50 $ / Gap (out of Pocket) 88.50 $
A service that requires of the general practitioner a complex intellectual process, involving exhaustive history, multiple system examination and the possible arrangement and evaluation of complex investigations in consideration of multiple alternative diagnoses.
Carousel Medical Centre is a mixed billing practice, so the fees are at the discretion of your treating doctor. The cost will vary depending on the complexity of your needs and the amount of time required to adequately address them. We will do our best to be as accurate as possible in informing you of any costs ahead of your appointment.
Wound care fees:
10 $ out of pocket wound care fee will be introduced from 01/07/2022 for consumables for wound care
No Show Fees:
The standard no show fee would be $40 per appointment and you will receive an immediate SMS ,when you miss /cancel your appointment without notice. This will follow up with a call or letter from the clinic requesting the penalty fee and you would not be able to book an appointment until this is paid in full.
We are a Mixed Billing Practice
- Consultations on a weekday before 0400 pm are mixed billed. All the appointments after 0400 would be privately billed.
- Children up to 16 years old are bulk billed.
- Generally patients over 65 years of age are bulk billed.
- Defence Veterans are bulk billed.
- Healthcare card holders are bulk billed.
- Childhood immunisations are bulk billed.
Children under 16, pensioners and Health Care Cardholders will be bulk billed for consultation but there may be a small gap of fees for other services like procedures.
We need 24 hours notice if you wish to cancel an appointment prior to midday or a minimum of two hours notice for afternoon appointments. If we receive late notice of your cancellation the fee of 40 $ may also apply. This enables us to reschedule the day for other patients. The standard no show fee would be $40 per appointment and may apply if you miss your appointment without any cancellation notice.
Worker's Compensation Appointment
It is important to inform the receptionist each time you come in for a worker's compensation appointment. This will ensure proper billing and check-in verification processes.
|Monday||8:30 AM - 6:00 PM|
|Tuesday||8:30 AM - 6:00 PM|
|Wednesday||8:30 AM - 6:00 PM|
|Thursday||8:30 AM - 6:00 PM|
|Friday||8:30 AM - 5:00 PM|