Fees

GP Bulk Billing Notice
Bulk Billing applies Monday to Friday, between 10.00am until 4.00pm for valid Medicare Card Holders (Excluding Public Holidays). Concession Card Holders & Children under 16 yrs are Bulk-Billed at ALL hours. (See below for full details) 

Bulk Billing Hours
  • Monday to Friday, between 10.00am-4.00pm. (The last bulk-billed appointment is 3.45pm)
  • Concession card holders and Children under 16 yrs with a booked appointment will be Bulk-billed at ALL hours including weekends
  • ‘Reciprocal’ card holders, a $15 out of pocket fee applies during Bulk-Billing hours. (see below)

Private Billing Hours
  • Monday to Friday, between 8.00am-10.00am & 4.00pm-6.00pm
  • Weekends and Public Holidays
  • A fixed out of pocket expense of $35 applies after your medicare rebate.
  • For Non-Medicare Card Holders, please see our Fees table below

Children under 16 yrs of age, Concession card holders and Pensioners

Children under the age of 16 yrs of age, concession card holders and pensioners will continue to be bulk billed at ALL hours with a booked appointment. If you do not have a booked appointment and our doctors see you as a fit in, this will attract a $35 out of pocket fee.

Walk-ins (Patients without appointments)

We will try to offer all Walk-in patients a same day appointment. If this is not available and you would like to wait, our doctors will fit you in and this will be attract a private consultation fee with an out of pocket expense of $35.

“Reciprocal” medicare card holders.

If your medical card says “Reciprocal” on it, your consultation will attract an out of pocket fee of $15 during bulk billing hours, and $35 during private billing hours.

Mental Health Care Plans and Reviews

Mental Health Care Plans and Mental Health Care Plan Reviews will attract on out of pocket fee of $50 after your medicare rebate.


Fees
Service DescriptionFeeMedicare RebateOut of Pocket
Standard consultation (<15 min)$72.05$37.05$35
Long Consultation (15-30 min)$106.70$71.70$35
Complex Consultation (>30 mins)$140.55$105.55$35
Patients who are non Medicare card holders
Standard $74No Medicare Rebate
Long Consultation (15-30 min)$110No Medicare Rebate
Complex Consultation (>30 mins)$145No Medicare Rebate

Weekends and Public Holidays
Saturday
Service DescriptionFeeMedicare RebateOut of Pocket
Standard consultation (<15 min)$72.05$37.05$35
Long Consultation (15-30 min)$106.70$71.70$35
Complex Consultation (>30 mins)$140.55$105.55$35
Sunday and Public Holidays
Standard consultation (<15 min)$84$49.00$35
Long Consultation (15-30 min)$118.95$83.95$35
Complex Consultation (>30 mins)$152.75$117.75$35

Overseas Students
Service DescriptionOut of Pocket Gap Fee
All Consultations $15
For ease and convenience, international students who hold valid Overseas Student Health Cover Insurance with ALLIANZ, AHM and BUPA can have their consultation billed directly to the health fund provider. You are only required to pay the out of pocket gap fee of $15.

Allied health Practitioner Fees
Service DescriptionFeeRebateOut of Pocket
Psychologist
Private Consultation$190Rebate dependent on your health fund provider.
Mental Health Care Plan$190$124.50$65.5
Counsellor
Private Consultation$80Medicare does not provide a rebate for this service.
Physiotherapist
Standard Consultation (30 min)$85Rebate dependent on your health fund provider.
Extended Consultation (45 min)$110
Enhanced Care Plan ConsultYou may be eligible for physiotherapy treatments under Medicare. Please see one of our GPs for more information. $35
Dietitian
Private ConsultationInitial Consultation (1 hour ): $100
Follow up Consultation (30 min): $80
Rebate dependent on your health fund provider.
Enhanced Care Plan Consult You may be eligible for Dietitian Consultations under Medicare. Please see one of our GPs for more information. $45 Initial
$35 Follow Up
Exercise Physiologist
Private Consultation/Gym Session$80Rebate dependent on your health fund provider.
Enhanced Care Plan ConsultYou may be eligible for exercise physiology treatments under Medicare. Please see one of our GPs for more information. $35
Podiatry
Private ConsultationInitial Consultation: $90
Follow up Consultation: $80
Rebate dependent on your health fund provider.
Enhanced Care Plan Consult You may be eligible for Podiatry Consultations under Medicare. Please see one of our GPs for more information. $35
Reduced rates are available for concession card holders and full-time students. Please speak to our receptionist for more information.
Cancellations: Please note that changes made to ANY allied health appointment less than 48 hours notice prior to the scheduled time will incur a cancellation fee of $95 for psychologists and $35 for all other allied health practitioners.

Pap Smears

Pap smears will incur a private fee of $97. The total out of pocket gap fee is $25 for valid medicare card holders.


Procedures

Certain procedures, for example:

  • implanon insertion/ removal
  • skin lesion biopsies or removals, and suturing will attract an out of pocket equipment fee from $50.
  • for other procedures, our GPs will inform you of any costs.

This is to help cover the cost of various items used during the procedure such as disposable surgical equipment, dressings, sutures, local anaesthetic and cryotherapy. Your doctor or the reception staff will be able to inform you if your visit will attract a procedure fee.


Cancellation/Non-Attendance

We understand that plans can change. Please inform us as soon as you can if you are unable to attend your appointment.

For GP appointments (Doctor appointments), any non-attendance or changes to your appointment within 2 hours notice will attract a cancellation fee of $25. This is paid at your next Crown St Medical Centre visit.

For Dietitian, Exercise Physiologist and Physiotherapist appointments, any cancellations or changes made with less than 48 hours notice will attract a $35 cancellation fee. For Psychologist appointments, the non-attendance/cancellation fee is $95.


Online Medicare Claiming

For your convenience, we can transmit your Medicare claim instantly using Tyro, so your rebate appears in your account instantly. This also saves you the hassle of lodging your claim at a Medicare office. Please ensure that your details are correct and updated with Medicare.


Skin Cancer Checks

Skin cancer checks attract a $35 out of pocket fee after your medicare rebate. The full skin cancer examination is performed by Dr Sarah MacDonald who has a special interest in skin cancer.


Travel Vaccines

Please contact our reception staff if you require further information on the costs of travel vaccinations. Crown St Medical Centre is a yellow fever accredited centre.


Test Results

To ensure we maintain the highest level of care, a follow up appointment is required for all test results. Results cannot be given out over the phone by our reception staff. A consultation with your doctor will ensure you understand your results and what they may mean for your future health and planning.


Phone Consultations

In circumstances where you’re unable to attend for an appointment, we also offer a phone consultation service for your convenience. The cost of a phone consultation is $74 and there is no medicare rebate. Please contact reception if you would like to arrange an appointment.

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