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 24th  Oct 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 attract FULL  private fee for ALL patients (No Discounts No Bulk bill)

 

Consultation type

Medicare item number                        Standard Fee
Fee Pensioners Fee (Discounted) Rebate
Standard (Level B) 23 $85 $65 $39.10
Long (≥ 20 mins) 36 $125 $105 $75.75
Very Long Consult (≥ 40 mins) 44 $190 $170 $111.50
  Mental Health Care Plan (≥ 20 – 40 mins)  2715  $144.75  $144.75 (No discount)  $94.75
Review Mental Health plan 2712 $124.60 $124.60 (No discount) $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; scripts that have been previously written by doctors in this practice.
  • Cold/Flu 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, (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
  • Discounted fee for pensioners (refer above table)
  • 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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