Ballarat Psychiatry Group

Referrals:

We accept referrals from GPs and specialists. While you can be referred from your psychologists or psychotherapists, but to access Medicare rebates for the services, these referrals should be directed through your GP or specialist. The referral from GP is valid for twelve months and a specialist for 3 months.
The practice also provides services to work cover, TAC and DVA clients.
The clinic also provide Autism Assessment.

Fees & payment :

BPG is a private clinic. A full settlement on the day of attendance is requested. We accept payment by cash, Credit Card & Debit card.
Once the full fee is paid for BPG for the services, the Medicare rebate can be claimed in one of two ways:

  • Via the Medicare EasyClaim facility at BPG that allows claims for rebates to be lodged at the time of payment and reimbursed electronically by Medicare into your nominated bank account,
  • In person at your local Medicare office on presentation of your BPG invoice, or by the post, phone or internet as per usual.

Cancellation policy :

Patient care is of utmost importance to us. In order to provide all patients with the best care we do require notice of 24 hours or more for cancellation of all appointments.
Late Cancellations (within 24 hours) and non-attendance will incur a cancellation fee. Please note that cancellation and non-attendance fees cannot be claimed from Medicare

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