Ph: 03 9088 8822

2022 MIXED BILLING

From January 2022 Eastlink Family Medical will be moving to Mixed Billing. 

We will continue to bulk bill the following: 

  • Pension / Health care card holders
  • 18 y.o and under 
  • 70 y.o and older 
  • Appointments to obtain test results 
  • Consults with Registrar Doctors


Eastlink Family Medical encourages payment with credit or debit card, not cash, wherever possible. This is a precautionary measure during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Thank you for your cooperation.

GP Consultations

2021

Eastlink Family Medical is a Bulk Billing General Practice, whereby all patients with a valid Medicare Card have no out-of-pocket costs for standard consultations.
Patients without a Medicare Card will be charged a fee for standard consultations, the amount will depend on the length of the consultation.

Medicare Card Holders:

  • Fully Bulk Billed

Non-Medicare Card Holders:

  • Short Consultation - $63.20
  • Long Consultation - $98.95


From Jan 2022 

Private Consultation Fees:

  • Standard Consult (5 mins up to 20 mins) - $68 (Medicare rebate: $39.10)
  • Long Consult (20 mins up to 40 mins) - $105 (Medicare rebate: $75.75)
  • Prolonged Consult (over 40 mins) - $142 (Medicare rebate: $111.50) 

Skin Prick Testing

Please note, this fee for skin prick testing is charged by the practice and not the treating doctor, it is not a Medicare rebateable cost.

TestingCost
Positive + Negative Control (this is required for all skin prick tests)$20
Aeroallergen Panel (20 tests)$90
Food Allergens$10 per food allergen

Minor Procedures

The procedures that we provide are bulk billed. However, there is a small cost for the materials used during the procedure as detailed in the table below. Please note, this fee is charged by the practice and not the treating doctor, it is not a Medicare rebateable cost.

Type of ProcedureCost
Cryotherapy$10
Punch/Shave Biopsy$40 per lesion
Excisional Biopsy$60 per lesion
Excisional Biopsy with Skin Flap$65 per lesion
Ear Syringing$10 per ear

Work Cover

All Workcover or TAC consultations are privately billed to the patient. For further information, please speak to one of our reception staff or call Eastlink Family Medical on 9088 8822.

Commercial Drivers License

All Commercial Drivers License Medicals are privately billed to the patient. For further information, please speak to one of our reception staff or call Eastlink Family Medical on 9088 8822.

Physiotherapy

Patients with a GP Management Plan/Team Care Arrangement may be eligible for Bulk Billed Physiotherapy visits with no out-of-pocket costs for standard consultations.

Private billing patients without a GP Management Plan/Team Care Arrangement will be charged a fee for standard Podiatry consultations.

With GP Management Plan (Care Plan):

  • Fully Bulk Billed

Private Billing (without Care Plan):

  • Initial Consultation (Intermediate) - $70
  • Subsequent Consultation (Intermediate) - $65

For further information or if you have any queries regarding our pricing, please call us.

Ph: 03 9088 8822

303 Mountain Hwy, Wantirna 3152

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