Dear Valued Patient of The Health Hub at Eaton Fair,
Bulk Billing NOW available*
- Children aged to 16 years old
- Health Care Card Holders (no matter your age)
- Disability Pensioners (no matter your age)
- Aged Pensioners (65+ years) on a full pension
Why have we made these changes?
- We understand the financial pressures that our patients are enduring at the moment given the current financial situation and we would like to help you and ensure your health is always looked after
- We have carefully considered the impending changes to medicare and the bulk bill incentive item increase from the 1st November 2023 (which only applies to those population groups listed above)
- We decided to make these changes now (instead of waiting until 1st November) so that we can help you to better look after your health in the meantime
The Health Hub at Eaton Fair
The Health Hub at Eaton Fair Billing Policy
We are a mixed billing Practice.
|Service Description||Fee *||Medicare Rebate||Out of Pocket|
|GP Express Consultation (not a full consultation)||$50||$18.85||$31.15|
|GP Brief Consultation||$89||$41.20||$47.80|
|GP Comprehensive Consultation (>20 mins)||$163||$79.70||$83.30|
|GP Extended Consultation (>40 mins)||$273||$117.40||$155.60|
|Mental Health Care Plans||$191||$99.70||$91.30|
|Iron Infusions ($170 consult + $50 consumables)||$220||$41.20||$178.80|
|Insertion of Intrauterine Devices (eg. Mirena) for existing patients||$225||$74.65||$150.35|
|Ear Wax Removal by ear irrigation||$89**||$41.20||$47.80|
|Venesection ($161 +$25 consumables)||$186||$67.95||$118.05|
|Insertion of Hormone Implant (eg. Implanon and Zoladex)||$157||$33.15||$123.85|
|Chronic Disease Care Plans and Health Assessments||Bulk Billed||$0|
*Saturday Fees have an additional $10 loading on all item numbers
**If there is no ear canal wax found then a fee will still apply for a standard consultation.
Procedures such as suturing and office investigations such as ECG and spirometry are charged privately as per the Australian Medical Association recommendations.
Card surcharges applies upon payment, surcharge not included in prices above.
Pension Card and Health Care Card holders
Those on an aged, health care and disability pension card will be bulk billed for routine consultations Monday to Friday.
No discounts apply for Saturday appointments and everyone is charged privately.
The Health Hub at Eaton Fair bulk bills all children up to 16 years old and under for routine consultations Monday to Friday. There is no out of pocket fee at these appointments. Saturday appointments are privately charged.
The Health Hub at Eaton Fair bulk bills all Veteran’s Affairs Gold card holders. There is no out of pocket fee for Veteran’s Affairs holders.
These appointments are ONLY for repeat scripts/ repeat referrals / dressings or other booster doses of vaccines and not for a full consultation. We endeavor to schedule these on the same day of request. Express appointments are always privately charged including for children under 16 and pension and concession card holders.
Only antenatal appointments with Dr Craig Hookham will be bulk billed. All other GP antenatal appointments will be privately charged.
Workcover / Motor Vehicle Injury
These are services provided by The Health Hub at Eaton Fair for the management of work related or traffic accident injuries and illnesses. All consultations require full payment on the day unless the Western Australia Workcover authority or Motor Vehicle Insurer has accepted full liability and all excess payments have been met.
International visitors without Medicare cards are welcome. Standard fees apply and a receipt will be provided for use with your travel insurance.
Late Payment Policy
Any accounts that are not paid in full on the day of service will incur a $10 late fee. If you are unable to pay for your account in full a deposit of $20 or more will be required to be paid prior to leaving the practice.
Late Cancellation and Missed Appointment Policy
Should you not attend your appointment or provide less than 2 hours’ notice to cancel a fee may apply. If you have a legitimate reason, please contact us to discuss.