Fees and Patient information

Patient Information

Blair Athol Medical Clinic is a Mixed Billing Clinic and from the 1st January 2023 all consultations including Telehealth will include a gap payment for all patients.
Procedures will also incur extra charges which must be paid on the day of your procedure. Please ask our staff for more information.

New Patient Information

For a patient’s first consultation a long appointment is required to allow time for us to take your complete medical history and assess your individual needs.

Please arrive 10 minutes prior to your appointment to complete your new patient form, alternatively this can be completed in advance.

NEW PATIENT FORM

Nurse Care Management Plans – Bulk-Billed Government Services

For a chronic disease management plan you will need to arrange an appointment with the Practice nurse to organise the paperwork and appropriate checks for your government-funded Podiatry, Dietetic, Physiotherapy and many other services. In the first instance, place speak to your GP to discuss your eligibility and health goals.

Bookings

Childhood and other immunisations/injections, wound management, ECGs and other procedures need to be booked through the reception staff on 8349 9292. We require a GP assessment prior booking any procedures.

Opening hours

Monday – Friday          8 AM to 6 PM

Saturday                       8 AM to 6 PM

Sunday                         CLOSED

Telephone appointments

Blair Athol Medical Clinic can offer telehealth appointments to exisiting patients of the clinic. There are some restrictions from medicare for medicare rebatable telehealth consulatations. In order to receive a rebate you must have attended the clinic face to face with the doctor in the last 12 months. If you have not attended the clinic in the last 12 months, then a full fee applies to the consultation with the doctor. Exceptions apply to children under the age of 12 months and those currently isolating due to COVID-19 illness. Please refer to the medicare MBS website for further information. Fees apply for telephone appointments outside of normal hours and weekends.

Consultation Fees

Blair Athol Medical Clinic is a Mixed Billing Clinic and from the 1st April 2024 our gap will increase to $20. Bulk billing is available for all children 15 and under Monday to Friday 8AM to 6PM. HCC/pension/DVA card holders will be bulk billed by most doctors Monday-Friday 8AM to 6PM. Procedures will also incur extra charges which must be paid on the day of your procedure.  Please ask our staff for more information. All accounts must be paid on the day of service, failure to do so may impact your access appointments.

Please note that shared care appointments are not bulk billed, for those with a medicare card the out of pocket cost is $20.

Iron infusions – gap of $120 ($80 concession card holders)
Mirena IUD insertion – gap of $100  (concession $80)
Implanon insertion – gap $50 (concession $40)