FAQ

Consultation

Discount
Fee

Standard
Fee

Medicare
Rebate

Gap

Level A
Short
Consultation
(Item 3)
00-05 minutes

$35.00

$44.00

$16.95

$27.05

Level B
Standard
Consultation
(Item 23)
06-19 minutes

$59.00

$79.00

$37.05

$41.95

Level C
Long
|Consultation
(Item 36)
20-39 minutes

$94.00

$114.00

$71.70

$42.30

Level D
Extended Long
Consultation
(Item 44)
40+ minutes

$130.00

$164.00

$105.55

$49.45

*Payment is required on the same day as your appointment. An invoicing fee of $30 will be charged if the account is not paid on the same day as your appointment.

BULK-BILLING WILL APPLY TO THE FOLLOWING PATIENTS, however Saturday appointments will be charged at the discount rate:

  • Children under 16 years of age
  • DVA patients, concession, pension, health care card holders
  • At doctors discretion

If you are a patient of Dr Liz Rickman’s from Macquarie St Practice, this does not automatically apply.

General

Is parking available?

There is ample of street parking. Disabled parking opposite surgery is also available. We are a short stroll from Booth Street.

Is bulk billing available?

We bulk bill children under 16 years of age, pensioners and full-time students.

Do you treat skin cancer?

We have cryotherapy and offer skin cancer check.

Do you do contraception procedures?

Yes, we can insert and remove Implanon. We also provide specialised Mirena insertion in-house.

Is home visit available?

Yes, we provide home visits for all our patients that have difficulties coming to surgery. Minimum charges for travel/ time allowance charges apply.

How do I collect test results?

Please discuss with your regular doctor for your results. In line with best clinical practice, this generally requires a face-to-face appointment to answer all your questions. Receptionists do not have confidential details on patients and are not trained to give medical results casually over the telephone.

How do I get medical certificate?

This is a legal document issued after a medical consultation. For legal reasons, we are not authorised to back-date medical certificates. Please seek your doctor's permission for this legal document if needed.

What is ambulatory care?

We can provide early discharge from hospital with intravenous (IV) injection for pneumonia, cellulitis and infected wound. This will allow you to enjoy family and home environment without prolonged stay in hospital. Obviously we are only able to help if the treatment is therapeutic and you are continuing to get better. Consult with your specialist for follow-up plans.

 

For Life-Threatening Emergencies Call 000