Our GP’s can give advice, and where appropriate, prescription medication, medical certificates, pathology requests and referrals. As well as advise if you need to be seen in person. Our GPs will Medicare Bulk Bill all that can be during this time.
We are offering General Medical , Child Health, Mental Health and COVID 19 Phone Consults. Which can book phone consults by calling 9233 3399 or booking online Sydneydoctors.com.au
As per Medicare advice Telehealth services Medicare rebates will be available to people isolating themselves at home on the advice of a medical practitioner, in accordance with home isolation guidance issued by the AHPPC, and people who meet the current national triage protocol criteria for suspected COVID-19 infection after consultation with either the national COVID-19 hotline, state COVID-19 hotlines, registered medical or nursing practitioner or COVID-19 trained health clinic triage staff
people aged over 70
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged over 50
people with chronic health conditions or who are immunocompromised
parents with new babies and people who are pregnant.
People in isolation or quarantine for COVID-19 can see any eligible health provider through new telehealth items. Patients in vulnerable groups can additionally see a health provider via telehealth for a non-COVID-19 matter if they have seen that provider face-to-face at least once in the previous 12 months
At this time, the governments offer for a Medicare rebate for phone consultations has been activated, you have to meet the limited criteria for this. As such, the GPs have agreed to provide this service at the same cost as an in-clinic consult $90 if you do not meet the criteria.
15 March 2020
As per Medicare advice Telehealth services Medicare rebates are now available. Telehealth Phone consults with your Doctor and allied health team are now possible. We can now bulk bill all people with a Medicare card. For those people that do not have a medicare we can still help. Our non medicare Telehealth phone consults are available.
30 March 2020