Clinic Information Regarding COVID-19

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Updated March 3rd 2021

Dear Patients,

To keep ourselves and you safe during this time all the doctors at Wellness Medicine are available for Phone Appointments/ Telehealth. Medicare requirements for telehealth have now changed so only patients who have attended the clinic in person in the last 12 months are eligible for a rebate from Medicare.

Appointments available over the Phone are:

  • Prescriptions
  • Results
  • Mental Health Care Plans
  • Chronic Disease Management Plans
  • General appointments
  • Integrative Medicine appointment with Dr Joanna Hickey (these appointments have different billing criteria please discuss with reception)

Fees for General Practitioner Telehealth/Phone appointment are:

  • Standard Appointment – $68 to $80 with a Medicare Rebate of $38.75
  • Long Appointment –$130 to $140 with a Medicare Rebate of $75.05
  • Prolonged Appointment $170 to $180 with a Medicare Rebate of $110.05

Please let reception or your doctor know If you are experiencing financial hardship at this time and we will try and accommodate you

To book please book online or call the clinic on 9489-7955.

We have also made some changes for face to face appointments at the Clinic:

  • When you arrive the door please use sanitiser when entering the clinic and immediately proceed to reception.
  • All patient over the age of 12 years MUSTwear a mask in the clinic
  • We are frequently cleaning and sanitising the clinic throughout the day

We would like to thank all our patients for their support and understanding during this time, and we want to let all patients know that we will be here to support our patients during the CO-VID19 pandemic.

— From all the team at Wellness Medicine

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