Fee Schedule - March 2021
The Bright Side Clinic is committed to providing the best in science-based
medicine to our community.
We Bulk Bill consultations for:
- Health Care Card holders
- Pension Card holders
- DVA Card holders
- Children to age 16
- Students to age 18
Please note that some procedures and appointment types cannot be bulk-billed. See our full fee schedule below.
A standard or single appointment is up to 15 minutes long.
If you have multiple or complicated issues, please book a longer appointment. If your appointment runs over time, you may be charged for a long or extended appointment.
Medicare is your insurance, and it helps to think of them as an insurance company. Australians all pay for Medicare through taxes and levies.
Just like private insurance, Medicare does not always cover 100% of the costs of the care you need. When this happens, there is a 'gap' or out-of-pocket cost. The Medicare system requires you to pay the full fee, then provides an instant* refund of their contribution. The difference between those two figures is the 'gap'.
If you do not have Medicare, you must pay the full fee at the time of booking the appointment. For travel insurance, you must contact your insurer directly for any refund.
|Consultations||Pricing||Medicare Rebate*||Out of pocket cost|
|Short - 5 minutes||$40||$17.75||$22.25|
|Standard - 15 minutes||$80||$38.75||$41.25|
|Long - 30 minutes||$120||$75.05||$44.95|
|Extended - 45 minutes||$160||$110.50||$49.50|
|The above consultations are bulk-billed for eligible people.|
|Other appointments||Pricing||Medicare Rebate*||Out of pocket cost|
|Results/follow-up - standard||$65||$38.75||$26.25|
|Results/follow-up - long||$100||$75.05||$24.95|
|Care Plan - set up||$175||$148.75||$26.25|
|Care Plan - review||$100||$74.30||$25.70|
|The above appointments are bulk-billed for eligible people.|
|Focussed Psychological Strategies - 50-60min||$180 / HCC $160||$134.85||$45.15 / HCC $25.15|
*Rebates cannot be placed on a credit card; instant transfer of Medicare rebates require a card with a cheque or savings option.
Procedures, treatments and investigations performed in our modern, well-equipped treatment room attract a facility fee. This fee covers the cost of resources involved in providing these treatments. Facility fees constitute your total cost on the day of your treatment; the consultation and any other fees are bulk-billed to Medicare. Please ask reception for the full list.
|INR - on the spot^||$25||$25|
|IV Iron infusion*||$25||$105|
|IM B12 injection*||Bulk-billed||Bulk-billed|
|Wound care - from||$25||$35|
|24-hour Holter ECG||$100||$115|
|At-home Sleep Study||$65||$115|
|Implanon Removal and Insertion*||$70||$145|
*medication to be supplied by patient
**medication provided by clinic
^INR testing is available through pathology providers with no out of pocket cost for Medicare patients - referral required
|Minor - 15 min||$25||$65|
|Standard - 30 min||$40||$105|
|Long - 45 minutes||$55||$145|
|Extra Long - 60 minutes||$75||$185|
From February 2021, we have had to introduce a cancellation policy.
Please cancel your appointment if you cannot attend. If you do not cancel and then do not attend, including failing to answer for a phone appointment, you will be liable for the scheduled fee of the appointment that you booked. Unpaid invoices have a payment period of 7 days and late fees will apply. We reserve the right to refer unpaid invoices to a third party for collection, including the cost of collection.
We appreciate that sometimes circumstances are beyond your control, so please call as us soon as you know that you can't make your appointment. We often have cancellation lists and people who would appreciate the appointment you can't attend, even at short notice.
Our Allied Health team members are registered with Medicare, Work Cover, CTP insurance as well as Private Health Funds.
|Allied Health||Pricing||Medicare Rebate||Out of pocket cost|