Caritas Medical Centre is a bulk billing practice. Which means if you have a valid medicare card, you will not be charged any fee. Please ensure to bring your medicare card to the consultation. This includes all medical consultations but excludes employment medicals, workers compensation, suturing and assault cases.
If you DO NOT have a medicare card you will have to pay an upfront fee (by cash or credit/eftpos card) for the consultation which is time based.
If your medicare card is expired or has been stolen or lost and you have applied for a new medicare card, you will be required to pay an upfront fee for the consultation. Part of that fee is refundable by medicare.
Any procedures performed will not be bulk-billed, an upfront fee is charged for such a service. You can claim a rebate from Medicare.
Compulsory Third Party (CTP) Claims
For CTP Claims arising as a result of a motor vehicle accident incur cash fee for the MVA Certificate. The patient can claim this fee from the insurance company. Please bring insurance details if available for consultations related to this.
Repair / Suturing / Stitching of a Superficial Wound
Repair / Suturing / Stitching of a Superficial Wound (less than 7 cm) will incur an UPFRONT FEE . Part of this fee can be claimed back from Medicare upon presentation of a valid Medicare card. Aged Pensioners will be Bulk Billed. Please check the fee with our friendly staff.