A medicare rebate applies For consultation and micro-suction cleaning of one or both ears when performed by a Doctor.
All microsuction wax removals are performed by experienced doctors or Audiologist
GLEN WAVERLEY (Blackburn Road), BERWICK AND BUNDOORA FEES
Microsuction performed by an experienced Doctor, A medicare rebate is available
We will submit a medicare claim for you so that a refund will be sent directly to your bank account by Medicare. After the medicare refund you will be out of pocket by either $70 or $55 as listed below.
Our total Fee that needs to be paid on the day is inclusive of the medicare rebate and varies according to the day duration and complexity of your appointment. However the total out of pocket to you after your medicare rebate is paid to will remain as described below.
FOR MEDICARE CARD HOLDERS
Standard Fee: $73 OOP (out of pocket after medicare rebate)
HCC and Pensioners: $58 OOP (out of pocket after medicare rebate)
Children under 16: $58 OOP (out of pocket after medicare rebate)
A $10 Surcharge applies for Saturday and Sunday Appointments
If you have no medicare card then a flat fee of $150 will be charged – Follow up visits for patients with no medicare card will also incur a full fee of $150.
** Sometimes no problem wax is found in your ear – The out of pocket fee applies even if no wax is found or needs to be removed, you are consulting with an experienced doctor and they will offer advice and treatment for ear problems not caused by earwax**
Full payment needs to be made on the day,
If a follow up visit is needed to remove further wax after a period of softening – the follow up visit will be Bulk Billed.
The total fee varies depending on complexity and time but the out of pocket charge to you remains the same.
We use Tyro EFTPOS so the medicare rebate can be immediately claimed and put into your bank account.