Billing

Bulk Billing

md1All doctors at Brunswick Medical Centre, bulk bill their patients. All Medicare Card Holders will be bulk billed. You must present your current Medicare Card at the time of your appointment in order to be bulk billed.

Commonwealth Seniors Health Card holders, Pension Concession Card holders, Health Care Card holders must have a current and valid card.

Non Medicare Card Holders / Fees

Each doctor within the practice has set fees for private paying patients. Billing will depend upon the services provided during your consultation. All accounts need to be settled on the day. Information on fees is available on request. As a guide, standard consultation fees range from $50.00 – $78.00.

 Payment Methods

Our policy is that payments are to be made on the day of consultation. Accepted payment method is cash only as EFTPOS facilities are not available.

Useful numbers

Ambulance – 000

NATIONAL HOME DOCTOR SERVICE 13 SICK – 13 74 25

OTHER OPTIONS 

Additional after hours services for severe problems are available through the following:

Private Hospital Emergency Departments at Epworth Richmond Hospital on 9426 630, and John Fawkner Hospital  on 9385 2266

These hospitals will charge a service fee

Public Hospital Emergency Departments at:

St Vincent’s Hospital on 9288 2211, Royal Melbourne Hospital on 9342 7000, Royal Women’s Hospital emergency 8345 3600 and Mercy Hospital for Women emergency on 8458 4000 no appointment required.

These hospitals do not charge a service fee.

CONSULTATIONS ARE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. PHONE LINES OPEN AT 9:00AM till 6:00PM