Patients eligible for funded consultation fees are NZ citizens and Permanent Residents, as well as people on a valid NZ entry visa covering two years (excluding visitors and student permits).
The Government heavily subsidises medical care charges for basic consultations for those eligible patients enrolled with the practice. Note that all of the other types of consultations and other services attract a fee that reflects the umsubsidised cost of the doctor or nurse time and any materials used during your consultation where applicable.
(Effective 1 August 2020)
Enrolled & Casual Patients – 15 Minute Consultations
* The First Consultation will be at the casual rate.
* Enrolment means registered with the Practice under the enrolment terms as set out by MOH /ProCare PHO.
* Fees may vary from the above due to the complexity, extended consultation time, documentation and medical technologies used and can be provided on request. Different charges apply to casual and non-enrolled patients and for other services.
Current Fees and Charges: Patients eligible for funded consultation fees are NZ citizens and permanent residents as well as people on a valid NZ entry permit covering two years (excluding visitors and student permits).
The Government heavily subsidises medical care charges for basic consultations for those eligible patients enrolled with the practice. Note that all other types of consultations and other services attract a fee that reflects the unsubsidised cost of the doctor or nurse time and any materials used where applicable.
If you are a CSC holder, please present this at reception to be eligible for the CSC fees.
NOTE: Should you require paperwork to be completed by the doctor – please book for an appointment – full consultation charge will apply – we can no longer provide this service without consulting with the patient.
Please note that the PHO registration processes, to establish eligibility for subsidised fees, may take up to three months from the time patients enrol with the Medical Practice. Patients are entitled to have a support person present during a consultation.
NOTE THAT IF AN APPOINTMENT HAS NOT BEEN CANCELLED WITHIN 4 HOURS PRIOR TO THE APPOINTMENT, A CONSULTATION CHARGE WILL BE INVOICED.
Terms of Trade – We request all our patients to make payment at the time of consultation. Where payment is not made at the time professional services were provided, a $10 administration fee will apply to all accounts still outstanding at the end of the current month in which professional services were provided.
Payments can be made online. Our account details are follows:
Name: Botany Town Centre Medical Practice Account : BNZ 02-0214-0073176-000
NB Please use your name or Chart Number as a reference so we can identify your payment
Overdue Accounts & Outstanding Debt – Overdue accounts will be passed onto the collection agency Baycorp. This will result in an additional administrative fee of $30 and the account holder of the account will be liable for any costs incurred by the Collection Agency on outstanding debt. Collection Agency costs will be charged at their service rate plus GST.