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Hamilton Doctors

Hamilton Doctors Billing Policy:


Hamilton Doctors is not a bulk billing Practice.

Medicare online claiming is available in the office to streamline the payment of your medicare rebate back into your bank account.

To register for online claiming please visit your local medicare office or visit: Medicare Online


Our practice is a privately billing practice, this means payment is expected on the day of service.
If you need to take an account a $20 fee will be added to your account to cover administration costs



Effective 1st of February 2020 - We do NOT bulk bill for routine consultations
 

Name of Item Item
Number
Full Price Discounted Price
Pensioners / Healthcare Card Holders
Medicare
Rebate
Out of Pocket Expenses
(after Medicare rebate)
Full Out of
Pocket Expenses
Discounted Out of
Pocket Expenses.
Brief
Consultation
3 $45.00 $34.00 $17.50 $27.50 $17.50
Regular
Consultation
23 $83.00 $68.00 $38.20 $44.80 $29.80
Long
Consultation
36 $127.00 $110.00 $73.95 $53.05 $36.05
Prolonged
Consultation
44 $163.00 $145.00 $108.85 $54.15 $36.15

Payment is expected on the day of your consultation.
Any unpaid accounts will attract a $20 account keeping fee

Payment can be made via cash, EFT or credit card.

Medicare claims can be made whilst in the surgery.
Medicare guarantees payment within 48hrs if
bank details are set up with them.


Last Updated (Wednesday, 19 February 2020 20:18)

 
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Coronavirus Outbreak

Cornoavirus OutbreakThere is an outbreak of coronavirus in mainland China.

If you have the following:
– Cough
– Fever
– Sore throat
AND you have travelled from China, Thailand, Japan, Singapore, Indonesia or Hong Kong in the last 2 weeks
OR if you think you have had contact with someone with coronavirus
PLEASE Do not come directly to the surgery
You may put others at risk!
Please call us on 4961 3017 & advise our reception team.
Thank you

Payment

Our practice is a privately billing practice, this means payment is expected on the day of service.

If you need to take an account a $20 fee will be added to your account to cover administration costs.

Dr Kirsten Pratt

Dr Kirsten Pratt is currently on extended leave, please contact the reception team to enquire about when she will be available.

Secure Health Messges

Hamilton Doctors now sends secure health messages reminders via SMS Hotdocs when you need to book a result appointment.

Measles alert

There is a current measles outbreak in Australia.

Measles-mumps-rubella vaccine (MMR) is safe and available free in NSW for those born during or after 1966 who have not previously had two documented doses.

Discuss with your doctor about testing for measles immunity and further vaccination if required.


Mirena IUD

Are you thinking about getting a Mirena IUD?

Dr Marie-Anne Hockings and Dr Rebecca Lee are available to discuss and insert a Mirena IUD today.

ZOSTAVAX

Shingles vaccination is available funded by the National Immunisation program for all adults aged 70 years.

Ask your doctor or nurse if you are eligible and book an appointment with the nurse as soon as you can !

A single "catch up" dose will also be funded for adults 71-79 years of age until November 2021.

Please follow the link below for further information:

http://immunise.health.gov.au/internet/immunise/publishing.nsf/
Content/immunise-herpes-zoster

Commercial medical services

Are you looking for a medical centre to provide commercial medical services to your business?

ie pre-employment medicals, work cover care and injury management, vaccination clinics at your workplace for influenza (due early in March annually) or other industry appropriate vaccination programs.

If the answer is yes contact us on 49613017 and speak to Robyn.

SMS reminders

Hamilton Doctors are now sending SMS reminders for your appointments.

Please provide our reception staff with your mobile number and consent to receive these reminders to prevent a missed appointment fee.

New Patients

HAMILTON DOCTORS IS ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS.

We have both male and female GPs accepting new patients. 
We ask you to bring 2 forms of identification with you to your first visit.

Because we are a group practice there will always be a doctor available to see you
'on the day' even if your regular doctor is not working or away on leave.