Policy and Fees
Practice Policy and Fees
Nicholson Road Medical Group bulk-bills fully for general medical related visits.
Other services may attract gap fee or out-of-pocket expences. 
Fee Structure
  • General medical consultations will be fully bulk-billed for valid medicare card holders.
  • Workers' compensation related visits and work related health assessment will be billed privately. 

  • Small treatment room fee may apply if you need to use treatment room facilities. 

  • Missed appointment fee and late cancellation fees may apply.
Cancelling Policy 
If you are unable to attend to your booked appointment please let us know as soon as possible so that your appointment may be given to another patient who is in need of the doctor's care.
It is required at least 2 hours to cancel or re-schdule an appointment.
If less than 2 hours notice is given, you will be charged a late notice fee of $20
If you do not attend an appointment without prior notice, you will be charged a missed appointment fee of $35
Bulk-billing Items 
General medical consultations
At Nicholson Road Medical Group,  you will be fully bulk-billed for doctor consultation for general medical conditions such as 
  • Short consult, standard consult and long consult
  • Health assessment (medicare eligible patients)
  • Routine childhood immunisations
  • Mental health consultations 
  • Pregnancy care

Bedside investigations: 
It will also be fully bulk billed if you required bedside investigations such as
  • Urine pregnancy test 
  • Urinalysis (urine dip stick test) 
  • Random blood glucose (finger prick test)
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Non-Medicare Rebatable Fees
The following fees may be applicable if you need to use treatment room facility or
if you need to see a doctor for non-medicare related visits as below. 
Treatment Room Fees:
  • Small treatment room fees will be applied if you need to use the treatment room facilities such as
  • Wound repair and stitches removal 
  • Wound dressings
  • Cryotherapy with liquid nitorgen for warts
  • Removal of skin lesion(s) 
  • Implanon insertion and removal 
  • IUD (Mirena) insertion and removal
  • ECG
  • Spirometery
  • IV Iron therapy (Iron infusion) 

Administration fee: 
Medical record transfer fee will be applied if you would like to request your medical records to be transferred to another medical practice.​

Non-medicare rebatable consultations: 
Following consultations are billed privately: 
  • Worker's compensation and related consultations
  • Pre-employement medical assessment and related investigations 
  • Pre travel consultation
  • Driver licence medical (private and commercial) 
  • Fatigue assessment
  • Dangerous good licence 
  • HUET medical ​
  • Fitness for duty assessment
  • Lawyer's medical reports
  • Insurance medical reports
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Allied Health Fees
Gap fee or full private fee may be applicable for allied health related services.
Psychologist fee:
Fees and Rebates
  • Fees: $164.50/sessions* (50 minutes).
  • Payment at the time of the appointment is appreciated (cash or EFTPOS).
  • Although there is no bulk billing or concession for psychological services, Medicare rebate is available for patients who have a Mental Health Care Plan (MHCP) via the Better Access Scheme. 
  • Please feel free to discuss any arrangements or appointment queries with our friendly medical staff or with our psychologist, Ms Siew Lan.
*Australian Psychological Society recommended fee until 30th June 2017 for a standard psychological consultation (45-60 minutes) is $241.00. Psychologist are able to vary this fee at their discretion.

Cancellation and Non-attendance Policy for psychologist appointment
Whilst a complimentary SMS appointment reminder is provided, please take note of the appointment time. Failure to cancel or reschedule in a timely manner or non-attendance could result in a fee being levied.
  • 24 hours’ notice or more/informed in advance – no charge
  • Less than 24 hours’ notice fee - $62.50
  • Non-attendance fee - $62.50​

Acupuncture/Remedial massage Therapist fee: 
Please call the surgery on 9456 1900 for acupuncture/remedial massage fee. 

Dietitian fee: 
​For dietitian appointment and fee, please call Health Care Clinic (head office) at (08) 9381 8633, and mention about Dietitan appointment at Nicholson Road Medical Group, Canning Vale. 

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