Details of GP and nurse fees are displayed in the waiting room and copies are available from reception. If you are unsure about the charges you are likely to incur, please ask your GP, nurse, or a receptionist.
The following services are free:
|GP consultation fees||0-13||no charge|
|(For patients enrolled and funded)||13-17||$15|
If you are not enrolled at MHC, but want to see a doctor, additional costs apply. Please ask at the time of booking.
The following surcharges apply to all patients:
|Consultations between 6pm – 8pm on week nights||$21.00|
|Consultations at weekends||$31.00|
|Consultations after-hours on weekdays||$56.00|
|Consultations after-hours at weekends||$56.00|
|Home visits on weekdays between 9am – 6pm||$56.00|
|Home visits on weekdays between 6pm – 9pm and at weekends||$106.00|
You may pay using one of the following:
If you do not pay on the day of your consultation, you will be sent an account at the end of the month. Payment is expected by the 20th of the following month and there is a billing fee of $2 for each account posted.
We offer an automatic payment facility for those patients who prefer to make regular payments against their account. This can be arranged through our practice administrator.
If you do not pay by the due date, we reserve the right to refer your account to a debt collection agency. This will cost you approximately 25% more than the original amount you owe, plus legal fees. If your account is lodged with a collection agency you will no longer be given credit and will need to pay your bill on the day of your visit.
Accounts that remain unpaid will be recorded with the Credit Reporting Authority and this may adversely affect your ability to obtain credit with other businesses.
If all or part of your account is 60 days or more overdue, we will ask you to pay before any GP or nurse service is provided unless it is a medical emergency.
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