Bluestone Family Medical Centre is a Mixed Billing Practice.
Bulk-billing is available to the following patient groups who hold a valid Medicare Card:
• Children Under 16 years of age
• People over 65
• Commonwealth Health Care Card and Pension Card holders
• DVA Gold and White Card Holders
• Follow up Appointments for results etc..
A Private Fee applies to all new patients to the clinic who do not fit into the abovecategories. The consultation fee of $80.00 will be charged at the initial consultation.Subsequent follow up visits relating to the initial consultation may be Bulk Billed. If you have not been seen at the clinic for a period of 3 months or may an initial Private consultation Fee may again be payable.
We charge $80 for Level B services (Most common services in General Practice), please enquire at reception or call 03 9397 2800 for a list of fees for other consultation items, procedures, reports, pre employment medicals, ..etc
We bulk bill patients under EPC Care plan to see our Credentialed Diabetic Educator, Lisa Taliana. Therefore no out of pocket expenses apply if you have a chronic disease with Team Care Arrangement plan in place (item 723) and a valid referral, please ensure to bring this paperwork with you.
Otherwise we charge $60 for initial visit to see our CDE while $50 for any subsequent visits.