Telehealth/phone consult restrictions

From Monday 20 July 2020 medicare rebate or bulk billed telehealth, phone and video consultations are only available for patients who attended Ningi Doctors in the past 12 months.

If you have not been in this practice in the past 12 months you can not access a medicare rebate for a telehealth, phone or video consult, but you can pay privately. The costs for a standard consultation is $52, to be paid prior to the consultation. Reception can take credit card payment over the phone.

Patients under 12 months and homeless patients are exempt from this.

You will be able to access medicare rebates for telehealth again when you have had an appointment at the practice.