Fees

Fees

Nelson Plaza Clinic continues to offer bulk billed GP consultations for the following patients:

  • All Port Stephens permanent residents as identified by your Driver’s License or ID Card.
  • All identified Aboriginal/Torres Straight Islanders
  • All children 16 years old and younger
  • Concession Card Holders
  • DVA Card Holders
  • Health Care Card Holders

 

 

 

New Gap Fees for some procedures

 

Unfortunately, due to the high costs of providing some procedures, Nelson Plaza clinic will be charging a gap fee for some items from 26/04/2021  as follows.

 

 

 

Procedure

Practice fee

Medicare rebate

Out of pocket cost

Biopsy of skin

$85.80

$45.80

$40

Excision of benign lesion (for which there is no medicare item number)

$100 per 15 minutes

$0

$100 per 15 minutes

Implanon insertion

$71.20

$31.20

$40

Implanon removal

$103.30

$53.30

$50

Implanon removal and reinsertion

$133.30

$53.30

$80

Mirena IUD insertion

$146.95

$46.95

$100

Toenail wedge excision

$149.65

$74.65

$75

 

 

We regret that medicare rebates do not cover these procedures and would encourage all patients who share our frustration to contact their government representatives to pursue adequate funding of our health service.

 

Regards,

 

Nelson Plaza Management

 

 

 

 

 

If you are from out of the Port Stephens area, the charges will be as follows.

 

If Medicare have your bank details your rebate will be deposited into your bank account within a few days of your consultation.