Our GPs at Marketplace Medical Centre Gungahlin believe very strongly in the view that where possible, prevention is better than a cure.
As a general medical practice, we also provide a range of services that support this goal. These are included as below after our billing policy:

Section 0

BILLING POLICY

Billing policy as below is applicable from 26th October 2020.

Type of Patient Weekdays

9 am – 4:50 pm appointment

Weekdays

from 5 pm appointment

Saturday Sunday/Public holidays
Children under 16 years, Pension and Health care card holders Bulkbill for existing clients; 1st appt is private billed for NEW PATIENTS

-pay $52.75 with a rebate of $38.75 for general consult ($14 gap)

Private Full Fee* for ALL new and existing clients

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Bulkbill for existing clients; 1st appt is private billed for NEW PATIENTS

-Before 1 pm - pay $52.75 with a rebate of $38.75 for general consult ($14 gap);

-After 1 pm - pay $64.55 and a rebate of $50.55 for general consult ($14 gap)

Private Full Fee* for ALL new and existing clients

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Medicare Card holders Bulkbill for existing clients; 1st appt is private billed for NEW PATIENTS

-pay $52.75 with a rebate of $38.75 for general consult ($14 gap)

Private Full Fee* for ALL new and existing clients

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Bulkbill for existing clients; 1st appt is private billed for NEW PATIENTS

-Before 1 pm - pay $52.75 with a rebate of $38.75 for general consult ($14 gap);

-After 1 pm - pay $64.55 and a rebate of $50.55 for general consult ($14 gap)

Private Full Fee* for ALL new and existing clients

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Private Patients (no Medicare card) Private Full Fee* applies at all times

Please ring the practice for current billing policy.

*Private Fee

  • (Weekdays) Standard Consultation $85; Long Consultation $120
  • (Weekends) Standard Consultation $95; Long Consultation $130
  • Full Private fee (without rebate) applies if the patient is not physically present in the consultation

#There could be other miscellaneous charges depending on your appointment needs eg. faxes, emails done on your behalf

^Repeat and lost scripts, medical certificate without consult will attract private fee. Lost scripts will be at the patient's expense.

Please Note the following consultations are Privately billed at all times (No Bulk Billing)

  • Long Consultations (20 minutes or longer)
  • Multiple Issues or Concerns in the same consultation (2 or more)
  • Care Plans
  • Procedures
  • Wound care and removal of sutures
  • Skin Check
  • Travel Advice
  • Syringing
  • Cryotherapy
  • Antenatal Care
  • Pre-employment Medical
  • Cervical Screening Test (Pap Test)
  • Others- Please note the above list not exhaustive, your doctor will let you know
  • All external forms to complete
  • Workplace injury management
  • Contraceptive Advice

Please ring the practice for further clarification.

 

Cancellation policy

If you do not attend a booked appointment, a $40 fee will be charged. We require a minimum of 2 hours notice to cancel a booked appointment. Early morning appointments must be cancelled the night before. Monday morning appointments must be cancelled Friday before.

 

-Any consultation or procedure outside general consultation will attract a fee: Please discuss with our reception staff or your doctor.

-Mental Health plan or review will attract a gap of $45; full fee to be paid on the day by the patient and you get your rebate from Medicare; please ask your doctor.

-Travel advice and immunization, pre-employment advice / pre-employment immunization are privately billed.

-Whole body skin check, syringing are privately billed

-All Work-related injury consultations require full payment on the day unless you have a claim number.

The above list is not exhaustive; please ring the practice for further advice.

 

PRACTICE-INFORMATION-SHEET

PRIVACY POLICY

NEW PATIENT FORM

Section 1

Asthma Management

  • Asthma is a chronic inflammatory condition
  • When properly managed, people can lead a normal life.
  • Your GP will discuss current medications and appropriate use of devices
  • Ongoing education, asthma action plan
  • Lung Function Testing
  • Regular reviews

Section 1

Child Health

  • Common Diseases in children
  • Immunization
  • Stages of Growth & Development
  • Behavioral concerns in childhood
  • Nutrition & Childhood Obesity
  • Health assessment
  • Emotional Health

Section 1

Nutrition

  • Nutritional assessment & advice
  • Weight management advice
  • Cholesterol check and advice
  • Food intolerance assessment
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Coeliac disease management
  • Diabetes management
  • Blood pressure control

Section 2

Health Assessment

We provide health evaluation and screening for all age groups including:

  • 4 year old health check
  • 40 - 49 year old Diabetes screaning
  • Over 75 year old health check
  • Aboriginal Health Check
  • Refugee Health Check
  • ECG
  • Spirometry
  • Pathology Test

Section 2

Men's Health

  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Prostate cancer screening
  • Mental Health
  • Lifestyle living advice
  • Bowel cancer check

Section 2

Mental Health

  • Management of common life stressors
  • Support with common mental health conditions
  • Relationship & Stress management
  • Mindfulness, Yoga & Meditation
  • Mental health care plan
  • Psychological referal

Section 3

Nursing Services

  • Routine childhood immunization
  • Travel advice and vaccination
  • Wound review and management
  • Chronic disease management
  • Health assessment
  • Lifestyle modification advice
  • Pap smear

Section 3

Pathology Collection Centre

  • Comprehensive blood and specimen collection service

Section 3

Skin Management and Procedures

  • Whole body skin and mole check
  • Skin cancer and lesion removal
  • Ingrown toe nail removal
  • Sebaceous cyst removal
  • Implanon insertion and removal
  • Foreign body removal
  • Wound management

Section 4

Women's Health

    • Contraception Advice
    • PAP Smears (Cervical cancer screening
    • Menstrual irregularity
    • Fertility management
    • Pregnancy Care
    • Postnatal care
    • Breast cancer screening
    • Osteoporosis Screening
    • Menopause management

Section 4

Worker's Injury Management

  • Advice on Occupational Health & Safety
  • Treatment of Work Related Injuries
  • Safe return to work
  • Working collaboratively with client, employer and insurer

Section 4

Chronic Disease Management

  • Obesity
  • Diabetes
  • High Cholestrerol
  • Asthma and Emphysema
  • Memory Loss
  • Hypertension
  • Heart diseases

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