Full payment of your consult is required. You must have a current Medicare card. Supply a Health Care Card and/or Commonwealth Aged Pension Card. If you are experiencing particular financial difficulty please discuss your fee with your doctor at the beginning of your consult.
Allows time for discussion of one or two simple problems/conditions up to 12 minutes.
A long consult is management of a more complex problem, or more than one problem lasting between 20-40 minutes. This also includes any time the doctor may spend following up after you have left the consult. For example: letters and or telephone calls.
Extra Long Consult
A consult where there is management of a more comprehensive and complex problem, lasting for at least 40 minutes. This also includes any time the doctor may spend following up after you have left the consult. For example: letters and or telephone calls.
The cost of your skin surgery will be partly covered by Medicare but you will be required to pay a procedural fee which will be an out of pocket cost for you. After the procedure, you will receive a Medicare cheque in the mail which needs to be forwarded to the practice for payment to the GP.
The fee varies according to the time allocated for your appointment.
15 minute procedure: $75
30 minute procedure: $150
45 minute procedure: $225
1 hour procedure: $300
Where possible, results and referral letters should be requested during a consultation. A consult fee may apply.
We are delighted to open the Albany Skin Clinic and hope to provide a new, high quality service to our patients in the Great Southern.
For more information on fees for non concession card holders please click here.
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For more information on fees for Aged Pensioner Card Holders, please click here.
The facility fee is to cover the cost of consumables, instrument sterilizing and dressings for all lesion removals and minor procedures. This is payable at the time of the procedure or lesion removal.
The fee varies according to complexity of your appointment and can be either $57 or $35.
Your doctor, nurse or receptionist will inform you if you'll have any extra charges such as