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Fee Information

SmartCare Diagnostics is a bulk billing practice.  Please remember to always bring your Medicare card and concession card to your appointments.  To make the process of claiming easier we can process your claim electronically via Medicare online at the time of your appointment.

SmartCare Diagnostics can now offer bulk billing for 24 hr blood pressure monitors for all eligible tests.  If you don't have Medicare, and you require a 24hr blood pressure monitor there will be a cost of $75.00 or $40.00 for concession card holders.  Payments are payable at the time of your appointment.


Payments

Medicare claiming/rebates

  • Most of our procedures will be bulk-billed to Medicare; this includes
    • Consults
    • Echocardiograms
    • 24hr Holters
    • ECG
    • Exercise stress test
    • Stress echo
    • Lung function test
    • Home sleep studies
  • All Medicare claims will be processed from our rooms on the day of service.
  • The clinic will use Medicare Online claiming system through our practice software which is a secure process.
  • The clinic will enter your Medicare card number for Online Patient Verification and Online Eligibility Verification.
  • All billing/claims will be processed by the clinic on the day of service.

DVA card claims

  • DVA card claims the same will apply as Medicare card holders;
    • We require valid referral
    • We require valid DVA card
    • We will process the claim online

Out-of-pocket costs

  • Patients can enquire about the cost of their visit, test or procedure when making an appointment.
  • We will provide patients with a guideline of if and how much you are likely to pay out-of-pocket when you book in your appointment.
  • Any out-of-pocket payments will be required on the day of service. Payments can be made by Cash, EFTPOS, Credit Card.
  • We offer a discount for concession card holders.

OSHC Student Claims

  • We are preferred providers for Medibank Private, Allianz and NIB insurers
  • We can process these claim directly online to the above insurers with no out of pocket for the student.

Garrison Health Claims

  • We are preferred providers for Garrison Health – Defence Members
  • We will invoice Garrison Health directly for any claims.

 

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