Fees (From 1st July 2023)
Virginia Medical Centre is committed to providing our patients with the best quality medical care in an environment that is warm, caring, safe, professional and respectful.
The fees charged by our practice reflect the cost of running an efficient practice that complies with the best medical practice, the requirements of various government agencies, and the standards imposed by Accreditation.
Fees and billing arrangements
All appointments, whether Telehealth, face to face, or for treatment will incur a fee unless stated below;
Your Medicare rebate can be paid instantly into your cheque or savings account, at our front desk. For Telehealth appointments if your bank details are lodged with Medicare, the rebate will be paid directly into your account.
- Child Immunisations, Health Assessments, Care Plans including Mental Health and GP will be bulk-billed.
- Children up to the age of 16 will be bulk-billed Monday – Friday ONLY.
- If you have a current pension, health care card or hold a DVA Gold card you will be bulk-billed for MOST services Monday – Friday ONLY.
Procedures: Any procedure such as Iron infusions, skin excisions, Mirena insertion, Implanon insertion/removal will incur an additional out of pocket fee to cover consumables. Please speak to our doctors or receptionists to provide an accurate estimate of costs.
New-born Checks: If you are attending with your newborn baby, please apply early for your new Medicare card. Consultations attended without a valid Medicare card will incur the full consultation fee. We ask that this fee is paid on the day of consultation. You may then claim your rebate via Medicare once you have your valid Medicare card.
WC/VA: Payment of accounts is due on the day of consult for any new WorkCover or Vehicle Accident patients. You will be liable to pay WC/VA accounts in full until such time as a claim number and WC/VA acceptance has been received from insurance company. This information must be given to reception staff to allow future accounts to be sent direct to insurance company.
Other: Any pre-employment medicals, completion of paperwork or reports, heavy vehicle license or superannuation forms are not covered under Medicare and will need to be paid in full by the patient on the day of appointment.
Fees are payable in FULL at the time of consultation.
Another appointment cannot be offered until the consultation has been paid.
We accept most credit cards and have EFTPOS facilities.