Which of the 14 Gympie region clinics bulk bill?
IF YOU'RE looking to find a bulk billing practice in the Gympie region, you may have trouble unless you are a concession card holder.
Gympie region doctors offer a mixture of bulk billing services, but there are only two clinics in Gympie that are fully bulk billed.
However neither clinic is currently taking new patients, they have both confirmed.
If you are a Centrelink concession or pension card holder, however, there are a number of clinics that will bulk bill in the region.
Some clinics also offer bulk billing to all children under the age of 16.
Find below the full list of clinics in the Gympie region and their billing practices:
1. The Medical Centre
41 Channon St, Gympie, 5482 2311
Administration fee bulk billing for concession card holders
Not a bulk billing clinic but if patient's on a concession card are happy to pay an administration fee they can be bulk billed. The fee is $40 for 12 months.
2. Henry St Medical Clinic
Henry St, Gympie, 5482 5577
Fully bulk billed. However, books are closed at this clinic and new patients have not been taken for years.
3. Excelsior Medical Centre
21 Exhibition Rd, Southside, 5482 5899
Mixed billing clinic, but doctors can bulk bill at their discretion. All children 12 and under are bulk billed.
4. The Gympie Clinic
68 Channon St, 5482 8422
Not a bulk billing clinic, but all children under 16 are bulk billed. Other patients are at the doctor's discretion.
5. Channon Street Medical Centre
12 Reef St, 5482 1555
Not a bulk billing practice.
6. Southside Medical Centre
1-5 Woolgar Rd, 5315 4622
Mixed bulk billing practice. Pension and Centrelink pension health care card holders can be bulked billed at doctor's discretion
7. Quality Family Care Clinic
11A Channon St, 5482 3355
Fully bulk billed.
Books are currently closed at this clinic
8. Gympie & District Women's Health Centre
Women's Health Clinic
21 Alfred St, 5483 6588
Bulk billing for sexual and reproductive health matters as a one-time use.
9. Dr Mary Piepers - Marymark Medical
2/18 Young St, 5481 1873
Not a bulk billing practice.
10. Medical on Mary
14 Mary St, 5391 4067
Not a Bulk billing practice. Discounted consultation fees for pension card, government and health concession card-holders.
11. Cooloola Coast Clinic
5 Dolphin Ave, Tin Can Bay, 5486 4600
Mixed billing practice. Children under 16, Centrelink concession or health care card holders and Department of Veteran Affairs (DVA) cardholders are bulk billed. Doctor's discretion for all other patients.
12. Rainbow Beach Medical Practice
10 Ilmenite Ave, Rainbow Beach, 5486 3078
Mixed billing practice. Children under 16, Centrelink concession or health care card holders and DVA cardholders are bulk billed. Doctor's discretion for all other patients.
13. Goomeri Family Medical Practice
10 Moore St, Goomeri, 4168 4244
Mixed billing practice. Children under 16 and Centrelink concession and pension card holders are bulk billed.
14. House Call Doctor Gympie region
Servicing Gympie, Rainbow Beach, Tin Can Bay, Mary Valley, Kilkivan, and Goomeri. 13 55 66.
Bulk billing practice. Medicare or a Department of Veteran Affairs (DVA) card holders are bulk billed.