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

The Mixed Billing policy effective from 8th July 2021

- (Weekdays) Standard Consultation $85; Long Consultation $125; Very Long Consultation $190

- (Weekends and Public Holidays) Standard Consultation $100; Long Consultation $145; Very Long Consultation $210

- Full Private fee (without rebate) applies if the patient is not physically present in the consultation

- All consultations from 5 PM appointment time Monday to Friday and all day weekends are privately billed for ALL patients

 

 

Consultation type

Medicare item number Standard Fee
Fee Rebate
Standard (Level B) 23 $85.00 $39.10
Long (≥ 20 mins) 36 $125 $75.75
Very Long Consult (≥ 40 mins) 44 $190 $111.50
Mental Health Plan (≥ 20 – 40 mins) 2715 $144.75 $94.75
Review Mental Health plan 2712 $124.60 $74.60

 

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

The following appointment types will remain to be Bulk Billed before 5 PM (Monday – Friday only) -

  • “Script Only” appointment
  • Cold/Flu/Gastro standard consults
  • Flu/COVID vaccinations
  • Children immunizations
  • INR (Warfarin) check
  • Immunotherapy Injections – Nurse Only
  • Vitamin B12 injections, Prolia Injection, Antipsychotic Injections, Depo contraception (Depo Ralovera/Depo Provera)
  • Children under 16yrs of age, "age" pensioners with valid card (healthcare cardholders are privately billed) - see exceptions below*

*Please Note the following consultations are Privately billed at all times including Children less than 16 yrs and Pensioners (No Bulk Billing)

  • All New patients
  • Healthcare cardholders
  • Long Consultations (20 minutes or longer)
  • Multiple Issues or Concerns in the same consultation (2 or more)
  • Mental Health Plan
  • Procedures
  • Wound care and removal of sutures
  • Skin Check (spot or whole-body)
  • Travel Advice and Immunization
  • Syringing
  • Cryotherapy
  • Antenatal Care
  • Cervical Screening Test (Pap Test)
  • All Work-related injury consultations require full payment on the day unless you have a claim number
  • All external forms to complete
  • Contraceptive Advice

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

*The above list is not exhaustive; please ask reception or your doctor for further advice.

#Other charges apply depending on your appointment needs e.g. faxes, emails done on your behalf.

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

Please ring the practice for further clarification.

 

Cancellation policy

We require a minimum of 4 hours' notice to cancel a booked appointment. If you do not attend a booked appointment, a $50 fee will be charged. Early morning appointments must be canceled the night before. Monday morning appointments must be canceled Friday before. 

 

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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