Practice Fee Information

Beachmere Medical Centre is a mixed billing clinic offering bulk billing to those patients holding a Centrelink Concession Card such as a Pensioner Concession Card, Health Care Card or Commonwealth Seniors Health Care Card. Patients holding a DVA Gold Card or those under the age of 16 will also be bulk billed.

Private billing is up to the discretion of the treating General Practitioner. Claims for private billing to Medicare Card holders can be processed onsite at the time of payment and will be deposited back to your nominated bank account within 24-48hours. If you do not have a bank account registered with Medicare, we can still process your billing onsite however you will receive a cheque in the mail for your rebate. Payment is to be made at the time of the appointment as soon as your consultation has been completed. If you have any questions relating to these fees please feel free to contact our reception staff who will be more than happy to assist with your inquiry.

Return appointments for test results or follow-ups may be bulk billed and again is up to the discretion of the treating practitioner.

Please be sure to provide our reception staff with any changes to your information including Medicare Card updates and Centrelink Concession Card updates. This will ensure that you are billed correctly.

GP Consultation Fees

 FeeMedicare Rebate *Out of Pocket Costs
Short Consultation (up to 20 minutes – Level B)$90.00$39.10$50.90
Long Consultation (20-40 minutes – Level C)$170.00$75.75$94.25
Prolonged Consultation (more than 40 minutes – Level D)$200.00$110.50$88.50

* Medicare rebates may change from time to time, however we will endeavour to update this form as these changes occur. Please confirm with our reception staff prior to your appointment if you have any concerns.

Please note that rebates coincide with the Medicare schedule of fees and therefore rebates will relate to the time spent with the treating General Practitioner.

Functional Medicine Practice Fee Information

Private billing fees for functional medicine consultations are for those consultations with Dr Ali Araghi and available to male patients only. These fees are set at a higher price as they require extra training and knowledge by the General Practitioner with a more extensive and comprehensive consultation required. Please see a list of fees below. If you have any questions relating to these fees please feel free to contact our reception staff who will be more than happy to assist with your inquiry.

Return appointments for results will incur a fee, however if you are having some concerns with your treatment plan or any new medication prescribed, the treating practitioner will be more than happy for you to return to the clinic for a bulk billed consultation to discuss your concerns.

Functional Medicine Consultations

 FeeMedicare Rebate *Out of Pocket Costs
Short Consultation (up to 20 minutes – Level B)$190.00$39.10$150.90
Long Consultation (20-40 minutes – Level C)$300.00$75.75$224.25
Prolonged Consultation (more than 40 minutes – Level D)$350.00-$400.00$111.50$238.50-$288.50

* Medicare rebates may change from time to time, however we will endeavour to update this form as these changes occur. Please confirm with our reception staff prior to your appointment if you have any concerns.

Please note that rebates coincide with the Medicare schedule of fees and therefore rebates will relate to the time spent with the treating General Practitioner.