Fees & Billing

For medical emergency, please call 000 for an ambulance
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To make an appointment, please call us on 07 4998 1233
After hours, please contact Baralaba Hospital on 4998 2800

FEES AND BILLING ARRANGEMENTS

Baralaba Private Clinic is now a mixed billing practice, and as such, there may be fees associated with the service provided to you.

Bulk billing is available to

  • Pension / Health Care Card & Commonwealth Seniors Card Holders;
  • Patients under 16 years of age;
  • Department of Veterans’ Affairs patients
  • Or at Doctor’s discretion.

Private billing applies to all other patients and is payable following your consultation.  Fees can be paid by Cash, Cheque, EFTPOS, Visa, MasterCard or Bankcard.

Please be aware that not all services offered by this clinic are funded by Medicare, and an invoice may be issued and must be paid on the day.

These services include, but are not limited to:

  • Medical examinations for commercial driver’s licence or pilot Licence,
  • Employer requested examinations and medical reports,
  • Examinations for entry into schools and Colleges,
  • Examinations for health insurances,
  • Compensation related medical services,
  • Mine or Pre-employment Medicals and Drug screening.

Please ensure that you bring your current Medicare, Centrelink or Veterans’ Affairs card with you on each visit.

Please feel free to discuss any concerns you may have with reception staff.

Fees are as follows:

Short (Level A)          Consultation:          $30.00                                                                               Medicare Rebate:  $16.95

                                   Out of Pocket Expenses:  $13.05

                                                                                             

Standard (Level B)    Consultation:          $70.00                                                                                Medicare Rebate    $37.05

                                    Out of Pocket Expenses:  $32.95

                                                                                             

Long (Level C)          Consultation:           $110.00                                                                           Medicare Rebate:    $71.70

                                 Out of Pocket Expenses:  $38.30

                                                                                             

Prolonged (Level D)  Consultation:          $145.00                                                                             Medicare Rebate:  $105.55

                                     Out of Pocket Expenses:  $39.45

                                                                                              

Medicare rebates can be processed from the clinic at the time of payment.  Rebates can be deposited directly into your bank account using a cheque or savings account keycard or account details.

PRIVACY STATEMENT

This practice is committed to maintaining the confidentiality of your personal health information. Your medical record is a confidential document and is the practice policy to maintain security of your health records at all times in accordance with the Privacy Act 1998.

COMPLAINTS

We aim to provide a quality, comprehensive medical service to the families of the Baralaba area. If there is any way you feel the service could be enhanced there is a suggestion box placed in the surgery waiting room or you can contact the Health Ombudsman on:

Phone: 133646

Address:  P O Box 13281 George Street, Brisbane, Qld 4003
Website: www.oho.qld.gov.au