Burnie General Practice Fees & Appointments

Fees and Payments

Fees

Burnie General Practice may provide bulk billing services forAboriginal &Torres Strait Islanders,pensioners with a health care card, Veterans’ Affairs card holders and children aged under16. Medicare cards and concession cards must be presented before each consultation.

Consultation TypeFeeMedicare RebateOut of Pocket

Standard Appointment

$70.00

$38.20

$31.80

Long Appointment

$100.00

$73.95

$26.05

 

Making Payments

Payment is required on the day of the consultation and can be made by cash, EFTPOS or Credit Card (excluding Diners and AMEX cards). All workers compensation and motor vehicle accident patients are required to pay their accounts at the time of consultation until a letter of liability is produced from their insurance company.

Appointments

Walk-ins

We normally require people to make a booking but we can sometimes help if you walk into the medical centre. Priority is given to people who have made a booking.

 

Appointments

Our appointment system caters for urgent, non urgent, complex, planned chronic care and preventative healthcare. If you need more time with your GP, please book a long consultation. Urgent appointments will be seen by the next available GP. Please advise reception if you believe you require an urgent appointment. Urgent appointments will be triaged by the nurse on duty.

 

Waiting Times

Sometimes GPs are delayed by patients with urgent or complex issues. We apologise if you’re asked to wait and thank you for your patience.

 

After Hours

For after hours healthcare, please call healthdirect on 1800 022 222.

 

Home Visits

If you are a regular patient and can’t travel to the medical centre, your GP may be able to visit you at your home. This is at the discretion of your GP.

 

Emergencies

Please call Triple Zero (000) or go to your nearest hospital.

The closest hospital to the centre is;

North West Regional Hospital

23 Brickport Road

Burnie TAS 7320

(03) 6430 6666

 

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