Cairns Doctors on Barr St’s Billing Policy

Bulk Billing is available for eligible patients!

Currently BULK BILLING:

  • All Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients
  • Pensioner Concession and Healthcare Card Holders
  • DVA Card Holders (Gold, White and Lilac)
  • All patients under 18
  • Full time university students (valid ID required)

Other patients may be bulk-billed at the doctor’s discretion, otherwise a consult fee will need to be paid prior to leaving the Practice.

What About Specialist Services?

Medicare offers a higher rebate – with valid GP referral

Medicare Rebates are higher when seeing a Specialist.  While the initial cost may seem expensive to start the higher rebates for specialist doctors from Medicare reduces the out of pocket expense to a level in the affordable range.

Our Doctors Fees

Fees applicable to GP consultations

Fees applicable for private GP consultations as at July 1 2019 (please note that while the Medicare rebate has increased, private doctors fees have not been increased)

Additional fees may apply for procedures (Mirena, Implanon, MTOP, etc)

Consultation (determined by GP)FeeRebateGap
Brief$30$17.45$12.55
Standard$75$38.20$36.80
Long$120$73.95$46.05
Prolonged$145$108.85$36.15
After Hours
$90$49.80$40.20

For Specialist and Allied Health fees, please contact the practice or email info@cairns-doctors.com.au