New patients are required to fill in a patient registration form prior to their first appointment. This can be completed at the practice, or you can download a copy prior to your appointment.
Longer consultations are available if you require additional time with your doctor. Please advise the receptionist when you make your appointment so time allowances can be made.
For urgent consultations, all efforts will be made to schedule these in on the same day, or they will be triaged for emergency treatment elsewhere (i.e. hospital).
A cancellation list is also available. Please notify reception if you would like to be added.
GPH Centre - Nowra is a private billing practice. Fees are payable at the time of consultation with medicare rebates available as a direct deposit into your nominated bank account.
Patients will be bulk billed for their appointments if they:
|Standard consultation||$50.00 with a Medicare rebate of $37.05. Out of pocket expense $12.95|
|Long consultation||$85 with a Medicare rebate of $71.70. Out of pocket expense $13.30|
HICAPS is available to claim directly with Medicare for eligible patients
Overseas patients – Costs as above to be paid in full on the day. No Medicare rebate.
The following items are bulk billed for all patients:
|Wound Care following in house minor op||All care plans and care plan reviews|
|Spirometry||All Health Assessments: Healthy Kids Check, Intellectual disability, Diabetes Risk Assessment, 45 – 49 year old Health Assessment, Over 75 Health Assessments, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander|
|ECG||Recall appointments – Where we are asking you to return to discuss results (within two weeks of initial consult)|
A $20.00 fee will be charged for surgical consumables/dressings
|Patients on a care plan (1 hour)||$75.00 with a Medicare rebate of $52.95||Concession card holders - $67.50 with a Medicare rebate of $52.95|
|Private - Initial consultation (1 hour)||$75.00|
|Private - Initial consultation (1 hour) Concession card holders
|Private - Review consultation||$55.00|
All review consultations for patients on a care plan are bulk billed.
Patients on a Mental Health Care Plan with sessions left in the calendar year will be bulk billed.
HICAPS is available onsite for patients with private health funds who are eligible to receive benefits.
Membership available only after consultation with an Exercise Physiologist. More details here
|10 visit pass
|20 visit pass
||$150.00 (includes a review with an exercise physiologist)
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