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FEE INFORMATION

All patients are BULK BILLED at the Southern Fleurieu Family Practice.

All patients who hold a current Medicare card will be bulk billed.

If you don’t have Medicare or are uncertain of your eligibility, please contact the clinic for further fee information.

 

Services that will attract a fee are listed below:

  • Emergency presentations/consultation
  • Surgical and Therapeutic Procedures
  • Non-attendance or failure to cancel at least two hours prior to your appointment
  • Request for transfer of medical records
  • Visiting patients whose usual GP and records are held elsewhere
  • Workcover consultations
  • Wound dressings that aren’t covered under normal after-care

 

Payment in full is expected on the day for above procedures.

 

Cancellation Policy

Please inform us at least two hours prior to your appointment if you need to cancel or reschedule your appointment.

This allows us to offer the appointment slot to other patients who may have a need for our care.

WORK COVER

If you are a new work cover patient; please inform the Receptionist at the time of making the appointment and bring your employer’s contact details for verification. Payment in full is expected on the day for patients without a current Workcover claim number. The worker may, if they choose, seek compensation for these charges by lodging a claim.

Please discuss  any account queries with Reception.

REFERRAL COSTS

From time to time you may be referred to outside agencies for tests, investigations or a specialist opinion. Please note that you are responsible for any out-of-pocket expenses incurred as part of this referral. It is advisable to contact the external provider to find out their fee policy prior to your appointment.