Doctor fees

Please note our fees are changing from Monday 20 June, 2022 as per the below fees table:

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At the time of booking your appointment, you will be required to supply your credit/debit card details (either VISA or Mastercard) to confirm your appointment. 

Your credit/debit card will only be charged if you do not provide the required notice for cancelling or changing your appointment, if you are unable to provide an alternative payment method at the time of your appointment or for the payment of outstanding accounts.

A $1.00 card validation payment will be processed and immediately voided as part of the card validation process.

Cancellation fees for GP appointments 

Please provide us with 3 hours notice if you wish to cancel or change your appointment with your doctor. 

Any cancellations or changes to appointments within 3 hours may attract the following cancellation fees:
 

  • Standard (15-minute) appointment: $40

  • Long (30-minute) appointment: $80


Please note that some appointment types, such as antenatal and mental health consultations, may be automatically booked as 30 minutes with your GP. Please contact our reception team for clarification if needed.


All cancellation fees will be charged against the credit card details that you provided at the time of booking. 

 

Bulk billing

Double Bay Doctors is a private practice, and does not offer bulk-billing.

Patients eligible for a Medicare rebate will receive their rebate into the bank account linked to their Medicare within 1-2 business days.

 

How to update your bank account details with Medicare:

 

  1. Online: www.my.gov.au 

  2. Phone: 132 011 (available 24 hours)

  3. Post: https://www.humanservices.gov.au/individuals/forms/ms013 

  4. In Person: At your local Medicare service centre

Pension card holders

 

Double Bay Doctors is a private practice, and does not offer bulk-billing to pension card holders.
Pensioners aged 65 years and older are subject to a reduced gap fee of $35 for appointments during business hours. Please refer to the table above.

Childhood immunisations

 

From June 20, 2022, all childhood immunisation appointments will attract a $55 gap fee.

Childhood immunisation appointments booked from this date, will now involve:

  • A dedicated nurse appointment: including growth and measurement checks.

  • A vaccine component with both the nurse and your GP.

  • A dedicated 15 minute appointment with your GP following vaccinations, who will conduct a thorough Blue Book check, and will give you the opportunity to discuss any developmental concerns, referrals, prescriptions, etc. 


Please note that Double Bay Doctors does not offer a 'vaccinations only' appointment for childhood immunisations, so the gap fee will apply to all immunisation appointments.

 

Procedure fees

Please note all procedures require an initial consultation with your doctor to discuss complexity, cost and duration of your procedure.
 
The cost of your procedure is dependent upon the complexity and duration.
 
All procedures attract a private fee regardless of your age or concession.
Your doctor will inform you of which fee applies prior to your procedure appointment.

Women's health procedures

+ IUD Procedure - gap fee $220
+ Implanon Procedure (removal or insertion or removal & insertion) - gap fee $180
+ Iron Infusion Procedure - gap fee $160

Keloid scar treatment


+ Initial consultation (30mins) - gap fee $480*
+ Follow up consultation (30mins) - bulk-billed

How it works

The initial fee for keloid scar treatment:


Only applies if you elect to proceed (if you elect not to proceed, a standard consult fee applies);
 
Includes all treatments required within a 12 month period. Your doctor will discuss your individual circumstances, but this will often include a number of treatments over a period of time. 

Read more about keloid scar treatment, here.

Other procedures
 
+ Procedure Level 1 -  gap fee $80
+ Procedure Level 2 -  gap fee $110
+ Procedure Level 3 -  gap fee $180
+ Procedure Level 4 -  gap fee $260
+ Procedure Level 5 -  gap fee $375

The levels are based on the length and complexity of the procedure. Your doctor will discuss the requirements of your procedure in advance.


Cancellation fees for p
rocedure appointments 

Please provide us with 3 hours notice if you wish to cancel or change your procedure appointment with your doctor.   

Any cancellations or changes to procedure appointments within 3 hours may attract a cancellation fee of $150. All cancellation fees must be paid at your next Double Bay Doctors appointment.

 

Other fees

Medicinal cannabis 

+ Initial consultation (30mins) - gap fee $220
+ Follow up consultation (15mins) -  gap fee $80s

Read more about medicinal cannabis consultations, here.


Midwifery consultations

+ Standard consultation (45mins) - private fee $110
 

Payment options 

Double Bay Doctors does not accept payment in cash.

We accept EFTPOS and most major credit cards including Debit, Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Apple Pay. 

 

Claim your Medicare rebate

It is very easy for you to claim your Medicare rebate either online through myGov, or via the Medicare Express app. 

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If you are having trouble submitting your claim via the Medicare Express App, you can use Medicare online, as outlined below:

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If you are having trouble submitting your claim via the Medicare Express App, you can use Medicare online, as outlined below: