Fees

Standard Consultation

Standard consultation is $80.00  A further $5 is applicable if the account is not paid on the day.

Long consultation is $120.00 A further $5 fee is applicable if the account is not paid on the day.

Procedure fees, out of pocket costs (simple) $100,  Procedure Fees, out of pocket costs(complex skin procedures) $150

 

Full Fees (No concessions) apply between 5pm - 7pm weekdays and $48.20 for children under 16 years.

 

A $25 non attendance fee will apply if appointments are not cancelled two hours prior to the appointment.

Increased fees may apply for repeat non attendances.

Non attendance fees for evening appointments after 5pm will incur full fees.

 

Bulk Billing

Bulk Billing is available only for Pensioners, DVA's, Health Care Card Holders and children under 16 years of age weekdays.

Pensioners, Health Care Card Holders and Children are charged $48.20 Saturdays 

Full-time Student Card Holders with a valid and current student card must provide evidence of studying full time to receive a reduced fee eg: University letter -  $49.10 weekdays and $54.10 Saturdays.

 

Bulk Billing is not available on Saturdays.

 

Out of pocket costs

Staff will inform you of any out of pocket costs.

 

For referred specialists and allied services, it is recommended you contact them for any out of pocket costs before making an appointment.

 

Veteran Affairs cardholders are always bulk billed.

 

If financial difficulty is experienced, please discuss billing options with your doctor.

 

Home Visits

Only Dr Lipson does routine and emergency home visits and only for those patients who are unable to attend the clinic.

 

Please contact the surgery as early as possible in the day if a home visit is required. The doctors are actively involved in local hospitals and nursing homes.

 

Cost: $95.00 for a standard Home Visit Weekdays.

         $110.00 for a standard Home Visit Saturdays.