Fees at Brisbane Rheumatology will rise on the 1st of September 2018; new fees are shown below.

Costs are shown below, the type of new or follow up appointment will depend on each individuals medical issues.

Please note these costs were revised as of the 1st of May 2017 and represent the cost to individual patients who attend the practice under usual Medicare arrangements. Costs for Workcover consultations, Accident coverage scheme consultations, and for insurance reports vary. DVA patients are fully covered by the DVA scheme and incur no gap/out-of-pocket cost.

Current fees:

Until the 31st of August 2018:

New Appointments cost around $180 out of pocket once the Medicare rebate has been paid.

Follow-up appointments cost around $60 out of pocket once the Medicare rebate has been paid.

 

After the 31st of August 2018:

New Appointments will cost $200 - $202 out of pocket once the Medicare rebate has been paid.

Follow-up appointments will cost $68 - $71 out of pocket once the Medicare rebate has been paid.

 

Specific Medicare Codes & Rebates (Until the 31st of August 2018):

New appointment (45 minutes scheduled)

Medicare Code 132:  Brisbane Rheumatology Fee $405; Usual Out of Pocket* $180.65; Usual Medicare Rebate* $224.35

Medicare Code 110: Brisbane Rheumatology Fee $310; Usual Out of Pocket* $181.70; Usual Medicare Rebate* $128.30

 

Follow-Up appointment (15 minutes scheduled)

Medicare Code 133: Brisbane Rheumatology Fee $175.00; Usual Out of Pocket* $62.70; Usual Medicare Rebate* $112.30

Medicare Code 116: Brisbane Rheumatology Fee $125; Usual Out of Pocket* $60.80; Usual Medicare Rebate* $64.20

 

Specific Medicare Codes & Rebates (After the 31st of August 2018):

New appointment (45 minutes scheduled)

Medicare Code 132:  Brisbane Rheumatology Fee $430; Usual Out of Pocket* $202.30; Usual Medicare Rebate* $227.70

Medicare Code 110: Brisbane Rheumatology Fee $330; Usual Out of Pocket* $199.80; Usual Medicare Rebate* $130.20

 

Follow-Up appointment (15 minutes scheduled)

Medicare Code 133: Brisbane Rheumatology Fee $185.00; Usual Out of Pocket* $71.00; Usual Medicare Rebate* $114.00

Medicare Code 116: Brisbane Rheumatology Fee $133; Usual Out of Pocket* $67.80; Usual Medicare Rebate* $65.20

 

*The Medicare Rebate and Gap applicable can change depending on whether the Medicare Safety Net is applicable to you or not, further information on this is available here.