BULK BILLING TO RESUME FROM 1ST JULY 2023
Although the increased Medicare bulk billing incentives announced in the May budget don't come in until November 2023,
SHMG will bulk bill eligible concession card holders and children under 16 for face to face consultations from 1st July, 2023.
Telehealth and weekend clinics will continue to be billed privately.
Monday - Saturday
SCRIPT ONLY REQUEST
Telephone consult - Short
Telephone consult - Standard
Sunday & Public Holidays
We are a Private Billing Practice. Most services will incur out of pocket costs.
Fees are payable at the time of consultation by cash, MasterCard, Visa, EFTPOS or Cheque. Veterans may sign the service voucher.
An administration charge of $11.00 will apply to any account not settled within 7 days.
Instant Medicare rebates will be processed at the time of payment.
When will we take a deposit?
We will take a deposit from all new or inactive patients to confirm booking.
A deposit will be taken at the time of booking for all telehealth / telephone consultations. An invoice will be raised after the consultation and the deposit applied and sent to Medicare claims.
Who will we Direct Bill to Medicare?
From 1st July, 2023 eligible concession card holders, over 85 year old's and children under 16 for face to face consultations .
Who is eligible for the Low Income / Concession rate?
Pensioner, Health Care and Seniors Card Holders
Children under 16 years old
Over 85 year old's