Fees

Kirwan Family Practice is a mixed billing surgery with Doctors billing at their own discretion.  All children 15 years and less and pensioners and health care card holders are bulk billed. If you have any financial problems, please discuss them with the doctor, and alternative arrangements may be considered.  A full list of fees is also located at the front desk. DVA gold card holders are  bulk billed.

Payment Options:

The practice accepts the following methods of payments

- Cash
- Cheque 
- EFTPOS (diners and America express not accepted)
- Direct bank deposit (Please contact the surgery and request banking details)
 

Patients can now register their bank details for the rebate to be direct deposited into their bank account by clicking HERE
 

Cancellation Policy:

If you are unable to attend for a scheduled appointment within 2 hours, please contact us to cancel or change your appointment time. If you miss another appointment, a fee of $39 will be charged for failure to attend or cancellation at short notice. (Please note: this fee is not Medicare rebatable) 
Repeated Did Not Arrive or short notice cancellations may result in cessation of any further appointments at the practice.
 

Indicative Fees:

Dr Katrina Forster and Registrar Fees:
 

Consultation  Item  Full Fee      Pension / Health Care Card RateMedicare Rebate
Level A - Short        3$   59.20Bulk Bill$    17.50
Level B - Standard  23$   81.00Bulk Bill$    38.20
Level C - Long         36$ 112.00Bulk Bill$    73.95
Level D - Extended 44$ 144.00Bulk Bill$  108.85
Theatre Fee - ProceduresTF$120.00--
Did Not ArriveDNA$39.00--
Patient request for full medical records on discREC$55.00--
Insurance request for patient recordsMRUpon request--

As of 1st January 2020, consultation fees at Kirwan Family Practice have increased in line with the recommendations from the Australian Medical Association.
A list of these fee changes is located at the front desk and upon request.