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Gilbert Collins Medical Practice is a private general practice. Bulk Billing may be offered to children under the age of 5 and pension card holders at the discretion of the doctor. Department of Veteran Affairs Gold Cards are accepted.

There are separate fees for items such as dressings, travel vaccines, non-government funded vaccinations and non-Medicare medicals and insurance examinations.

As a general rule,
15 minute appointments are $90 (medicare rebate of $39.10 – out of pocket $50.90)
20 – 40 minute appointments are $160 (medicare rebate of $75.75 – out of pocket $84.25)
Over 40 minute appointments are $255 (medicare rebate of $111.50 – out of pocket $143.50)

This will vary after you reach the Medicare claim threshold.

Repeat scripts and referrals:

If you are a privately billed patient, and you urgently need a script or referral but are not able to arrange an appointment with your GP, the following fees apply

– $20 if not urgent  – these requests will be actioned the next business day
– $30 if urgent – these requests will be actioned same day

Conditions: This service is only valid where the same script or referral has previously been provided by your GP, and is at the GP’s discretion. It is also reliant on your GP being in the practice to action the request and patients must have been seen, by one of our doctors, at the practice in the previous six months.

Allied Health Professionals
Podiatry – Initial Consultation $90
Child Psychologist Consultation $220
DISCLAIMER – If you need to cancel or re-schedule an appointment, we ask that you do so more than 24 hours before an appointment. A 100% cancellation fee could apply if this criteria is not met.

We can lodge your claim directly with Medicare for you, so you receive your rebate immediately into your bank account.
We request that all fees are paid at the time of your consultation.

Home Visits
Home & nursing home visits may be available before & after surgery hours to our regular, local patients whose conditions prevent them from attending the surgery. Please phone reception to arrange a time.