485 Mt Dandenong Tourist Road Olinda VIC 3788 (03) 9751 2333

Fees

The Hills Medical is a private billing clinic and fees are payable on the day. If you are receiving a Government Pension we can arrange for you to be bulk-billed. If you hold a current Health Care Card you will receive a $10 discount on your out of pocket amount. Be sure and advise our receptionists when you arrive. If you are experiencing financial hardship, please speak to your doctor.

DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE ITEM NUMBER FEES MEDICARE REBATE OUT OF POCKET
Account-keeping fee (applies to accounts not paid at time of consultation) $10.00 $10.00
Standard GP consultation 23 $71.00 $37.05 $33.95
Long GP consultation 36 $116.00 $71.70 $44.30
Longer GP consultation >40 minutes — Level D 44 $153.50 $105.55 $47.95
Work Cover GP consultation 23 $79.64
After 5:30pm and Saturday mornings
(Note there is no Bulk Billing or concessions)
23
36

44

$76.00
$121.00

$158.50

$37.05
$71.70

$105.55

$38.95
$49.30

$52.95

Visits to a patient in Hospital, Institution
or home visits — excluding Residential
Aged Care Facility
$96.00
$140.00
$178.00
$63.00
$97.65
$131.50
$33.00
$42.35
$46.50
Visits to a patient in Residential
Aged Care Facility
$117.00
$161.00
$198.00
$83.75
$118.40
$152.25
$33.25
$42.60
$45.75
Cancellation fee if not advised within two hours prior $40.00 $40.00
  • Note that an accounting fee of $10 will be added to accounts not paid on the day.
  • Fees for our consultations are charged according to the time and complexity and treatments involved. Specific or special procedures may incur a higher fee and an increased Medicare rebate.
  • To keep our costs to a minimum, we request that payments are made on the day of your consultation, but if payment is a problem, please be sure to discuss it with your doctor.
  • If you cannot keep your appointment, you need to phone us as soon as possible, at least two hours prior to the time of your appointment.If not, then we will have to charge a $40 cancellation fee.
  • Our EFTPOS system allows us to apply your Medicare rebate instantly and in most cases, payment will appear in your account in a matter of minutes. If you don’t use an EFTPOS card, then we can submit your claim online to Medicare for payment of your rebate. Under normal circumstances, payment of your rebate should appear in your bank account within 24 hours.
  • New TAC and WorkCover claims are not able to be made through The Hills Medical. Payment for TAC and WorkCover consultations are to be paid in full on the day. You can then make the claim for reimbursement directly from your employer or TAC. The Hills Medical charges private fees for TAC and WorkCover consultations.