Tel: 9579 3866 | Fax: 9579 2220

82 Mackie Road
Bentleigh East 3165

Billing and Booking Policy from 1st July 2019

Mackie Road Clinic is a private billing practice and fees are payable at the time of consultation. The policy below is valid as of 1 July 2019 and for information purposes only. Please call us to obtain the most current and more specific to you information on our fees.
There are two schedules of fees in operation at Mackie Rd Clinic: standard GP consultations and specialised consultations provided by GPs, specialists and allied health practitioners.

Specialised Consultations include but not limited to travel health, iron infusion, skin cancer checks, procedures (biopsy, excisions, Mirena/Implanon), Integrative Medicine, Shared Care, podiatry, dietetics, plastic surgery. See the table below for a quick reference.

 
Standard Consultations
(unchanged)
“Specialised Consultations
(new policy)”
 
General medical Consultations
Integrative Medicine
 
 
Travel Health Consultations
 
 
Skin Cancer Checks
 
 
Mirena IUD and Implanon
 
 
Iron Infusion
 
 
Procedures and excisions
 
 
Plastic Surgery
 
 
Shared care
 
 
Podiatry
 
 
Dietetics
Private patients
Private Fee
Private Fee
Victorian Senior Card Program
Private Fee
Private Fee
Commonwealth Senior Health Card Holder
Discounted Fee
Private Fee
Health Care Card Holders
Discounted Fee
Private Fee
Children < 15y.o
Discounted Fee
Private Fee
Pensioner Concession Card Holders
Bulk-Billed
(Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm)*
Private Fee

*except public holidays

1. Standard GP consultations:

  Length In hours Sat/after 6pm Sunday/public holiday
    Total Fees Medi
care
OOP* Total Fees Medi
care
OOP* Total Fees Medi
care
OOP*
23 10min $78 37.6 $40 $85 37.6 $47 $105 49 $56
36 Level 1
(NP)
20-25min $120 72.8 $47 $130 72.8 $57 $150 83.95 $66
36 Level 2 25-40min $130 72.8 $57 $140 72.8 $67 $160 83.95 $76
44 Over 40min $175 107.15 $68 $185 107.15 $78 $205 117.75 $87

*OOP-out of pocket

2. Specialised Services:

Integrative Medicine (no concession discounts)

  Length Costs
    Total Fees Medi
care
Out of pocket
Integrative Medicine Review 20min $120 37.6 $83
Integrative Medicine Review 30min $150 72.8 $77
Integrative Medicine Review 40min $225 107.15 $118
Integrative Medicine NP 60min $300 107.15 $193

A non-refundable deposit of 50% of the private fee is required at the time of booking, which will be deducted from the final payment. If patient cancel or reschedule their appointment with less than 12 hours’ notice, or fail to attend their appointment, the deposit will not be refunded and it is not rebatable through Medicare.

Travel Consult (no concession discounts).

  Length Costs
    Total Fees Medi
care
Out of pocket
Travel Consult existing
Additional patient adult
Children <15y.o
30 min
10min
10min
$108 +vaccines
$78 +vaccines
$53 +vaccines
37.6
37.6
37.6
$71 +vaccines
$41 + vaccines
$15 +vaccines
Travel Consult NP
Additional patient adult
Children <15y.o
30min
10min
10min
$150 +vaccines
$78 +vaccines
$53 +vaccines
72.8
37.6
37.6
$77 +vaccines
$41 +vaccines
$15 +vaccines

Patient should bring their itinerary and vaccination records (new patient). Patients should arrive 15 min prior to their appointment to complete the Travel Health Plan form. The form can also be downloaded from our website, completed prior to and brought to the appointment. Single patient should allow 45min and a family should allow around 1.5h for an appointment including consultation, vaccine administration, observation period of 15-30 minutes post vaccination and completion of paperwork if required.

Skin Cancer Checks (Full Body Skin Check & Mole Mapping)

  Length Costs
    Total Fees Medi
care
Out of pocket
Skin Cancer Checks existing private 30min $150 72.8 $77
Skin Cancer Checks NP private 30min $150 72.8 $77
Skin Cancer existing pensioners 30min $110 72.8 $37

Mirena: Insertions-Mon-Fri 9am-5pm only. No concession discounts.
Costs do not include the device.

  Length Costs
    Total Fees Medi
care
Out of pocket
Initial Consult for NP only 20min $120 72.8 $47
Mirena insertion existing patients 30min $252 118.35 $134
Mirena removal existing patients 20min $120 72.8 $47

Implanon: procedure – Mon-Fri 9am-5pm only. No concession discounts.
Costs do not include the device.

  Length Costs
    Total Fees Medi
care
Out of pocket
Initial Consult for NP only 20min $120 72.8 $47
Implanon insertion existing patients 30min $203 103.10 $100
Implanon removal existing patients 30min $255 124.45 130
Implanon removal + insertion existing patients 40min $338 154.75 $183

Iron Infusion (existing patients only). No concession discounts.

  Length Costs
    Total Fees Medi
care
Out of pocket
Iron Infusion existing patients only 40min $170 72.8 $97

Procedures (excisions and biopsy). Existing patients only. Mon-Fri 9am-5pm only.

  Length Costs
    Total Fees Medi
care
Out of pocket
Procedure private 30min $263 37.60 $225
Procedure pensioners 30min $213 37.60 $175
Biopsy single private 20min $173 72.80 $100
Biopsy multiple private 30min $223 72.80 $150
Biopsy single pensioners 20min $123 72.80 $50
Biopsy multiple pensioners 30min $148 72.80 $75

Plastic Surgeon Indicative Fee Schedule:

  Age Pensioners Children < 12y.o & HCC holders Private
  Fee (Out of pocket) Fee (Out of pocket) Fee (Out of pocket)
Initial Consult (104) $73.85 Nil $120.55 $47 $167.85 $94
Subsequent Consult (105) $37.15 Nil $63 $26 $89.15 $52
Procedures at MRC vary $175 vary $200 vary $225
Procedures at hospital As per hospital fee schedule

Podiatrist Indicative Fee Schedule:

Consultation type Fee Out of Pocket
Private Patients Initial consultation (1 hour) $65.00 varies*
  Subsequent consultation (1 hour) $55.00 varies*
Patients referred by GP under GPMP/TCA with valid referral Bulk billed
DVA patients referred by GP with valid referral Bulk billed

*subject to private health insurance and depends on the level of your cover

Dietitian Indicative Fee Schedule:

Consultation type Fee Out of Pocket
Private Patients Initial consultation (40min) $120.00 varies*
  Review (20min) $60.00 varies*
Patients referred by GP under GPMP/TCA All appointments with valid referral (20min) Bulk billed
DVA patients referred by GP Initial consultation with valid referral (60min) Bulk billed
  Review with valid referral (20min) Bulk billed

*subject to private health insurance and depends on the level of your cover

3. Pensioners

Pensioner Concession Card (PCC) holder are bulk-billed Mon-Fri (except public holiday) 9am-5pm for standard GP Consultations only. To be eligible for bulk-billed services, the PCC should be presented and details will be recorded in a patient file.

Commonwealth Senior Health Card (CSHC) holder are billed a discounted fee with $25 out of pocket for standard GP Consultations only. To be eligible for a discount, the CSHC should be presented and details will be recorded in a patient file.

Victorian Senior Card Program holder are billed private fees.

There are no discounts for private vaccines, dressing, facility fees, 24ABPM hire fee and other medical consumables or specialised services.

4. Children and Health Care Card holders

Children < 15y.o are billed a discounted fee with $15 out of pocket for standard GP Consultations only.

Health Care Card (HCC) holders are billed a discounted fee with $25 out of pocket for standard GP Consultations only. To be eligible for a discount, the HCC should be presented and details will be recorded in a patient file.

Cancellation Policy:

We require at least 12 hours’ notice if you cannot keep your appointment. A cancellation fee of $40 for standard GP consultation or $75 for specialised services applies to non-attendance or late cancellations (less than 12 hours prior to your appointment). The fee is not rebatable through Medicare.

Disclaimer: The policy above is valid as of 1 July 2019 and for information purposes only. Please call us to obtain the most current and more specific to you information on our fees.

Our Hours

  • Mon to Thurs
    8.30am-8.30pm
  • Friday
    8.30am -7pm
  • Saturday
    9am-1pm
  • Sun/Public holiday
    9am-12pm
  • By Appointment Only

Book a Service

  • Childhood Immunisation
  • Skin Cancer Checks
  • Travel Health Advice

About Mackie Road Clinic

Here at Mackie Road Clinic we have been part of the East Bentleigh community for over 60 years, caring for local residents of all ages.

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Mackie Road Clinic
ph. (03) 9579 3866
fax.(03) 9579 2220
www.mrclinic.com.au

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