Most Psychiatric consultations and Psychological counseling attract a Medicare rebate. Please refer to Fee Applicability on Medicare Site.
The fee is charged in accordance with Australian Medical Association (AMA).
Out of Pocket Expenses
There is out of pocket expenses for consultations in addition to Medicare rebate, which needs to be paid in full at the time of consultation.
The Practice offers Medicare easy claim, which allows getting your Medicare rebate to be transferred immediately to your account.
The out of pocket fees is eligible for safety net and registration for safety net through Medicare is recommended.
There is a 24-hour notice, which must to be given prior to your appointment for cancellation. This can be done through a phone call or an email message. Failure to do so will incur a cancellation fee of $ 100.
This is a fair process allowing other patients who need immediate care and treatment to access the services and not be disadvantaged due to long waiting periods.
Failure to attend appointments consecutively at least three times will incur a full consultation fee which ranges from $ 200-$400. An invoice will be issued for payment to be made within 7 days and following this payment period, the issue may be forwarded to debt collector for review.