For convenience we have the ability to make appointments online with our third party provider Health Engine. Please ensure when you create your Health Engine Profile that you use your Medicare Name not Nicknames as for privacy reasons will not link your patient record. For more information on how to book online please speak to our friendly staff.
“This is a Mixed Billing Practice”. For New Patients to the Madison Medical Practice St Ives seen on and after the 1st of March 2020. Any New Patients aged between 16 years and 69 years of age will NOT be BULK BILLED and will be charged as a PRIVATE PATIENT for all General Practitioner consultations. A proportionate amount of this fee can be claimed back from Medicare after the consultation. Please see the fees below In the event that you do not have Medicare please speak to the reception staff regarding fees.
All New Patients under the age of 16 and over the age of 70 will be Bulk Billed directly to Medicare for most General Practitioner Consultations during WEEKDAYS ONLY.
Saturday Appointments – Telehealth & F2F Appointments
Due to rising costs and low CPI increases with Medicare rebates, from Saturday 2nd of July 2022, those Existing patients who have been Bulk Billed directly to Medicare during weekday consultations (i.e. Active Patients seen prior 1st March 2020) will NOW be required to pay a GAP CO-PAYMENT of $40.00, for ALL WEEKEND General Practitioner consultations both for Telehealth & F2F consultations regardless of AGE or Concession Card eligibility.
Concession Card Holders
For those who present a Veterans Affairs Card or a valid PENSION card PRIOR to their consultation, and are aged between 17 & 64 years will be BULK BILLED for most General Practitioner Consultations during week days only; however certain consultations may still incur an out- of- pocket- fee, which will be discussed at the time of your consultation by your doctor. Please note that DVA and Pension card holders who wish to see a GP on Saturday’s will also be charged a gap co-payment of $40.00 for all medical services.
Patients who have had medical services at the Madison Medical Practice St Ives since opening in 2017 and prior to the 1st of March 2020, and have remained an “Active” patient of the Practice in our database ( i.e. As to the Royal College of General Practitioner guidelines – an “Active” Patient is someone who attends a practice 3 times within 2 years, to assist in maintaining good continuity of medical care) will be Bulk Billed directly to Medicare on weekday consultations. For those patients who haven’t attended the Practice to keep an “Active status”, will be charged Privately for all GP consultations – please see the below rates.