Use the resources below
to prepare for the appointment.
New patient, or haven’t seen us in a while?
Use the resources below to arrive to the appointment prepared, and spend less time in the waiting room.
- Please arrive 10-15 minutes before the appointment
- Bring the Medicare card
- Please bring any health care, pension or health insurance cards
- Bring any details of the current medical condition
- Bring details of any medication schedule you are currently administrating
- Bring Any referral letters
- You are welcome to bring a friend or relative
New patient? Save time by filling out the New Patient Form before arriving, available for download below.
Home Visits, After Hours And Walk In Appointments
New Patients Form
New patients who have not been seen at this practice before can print this form, once completed it should be brought along to you initial appointment
Download The New Patient information form
Practice Information Sheet
Download Practice Information Sheet
Download Molemap Fee
Weight Loss Clinic Fee
Download Weight Loss Consultation Fee
Some doctors in this center may be available for house calls and external visits with prior arrangements. If you are a regular patient and are unable to visit the practice due to the nature of your illness please speak to the receptionists or call the center to arrange for a home visit with your doctor.
Appointments preferred so the GP has allocated time to do required work.We keep a few spare appointments daily for urgent requests.It is easier to make an appointment for a day and time that suits you.To make it easy we now have appointments made available online that gives you the ability to book appointments as per the time that suits you better. Walk-in patients will be fited in at the earliest available time based on urgency. Every effort is made to keep to appointment times but this can be difficult due to emergencies or unexpected longer consultations. Please tell Recepion if your consultaion is likely to be tricky (e.g. insurance, medicals,postnatal, counselling, excisions, or muliple family members. Please cancel if you can’t attend. BOOK ONLINE: Telehealth and face to face visits can be booked via our website. Conditions do apply.
We do provide appointments 7 days per week. However if you are sick outside our opening hours you can contact our on call Doctor on 0448294598 to make an appointment. A fee of $200 is charged for any such appointments including for children, pensioners and Healthcare card holders for the home visit or contact 000 for emergencies. If you are seeking a bulk billed home visit doctor please contact National Home Doctor service on 13SICK (13 7425).
Billing varies amongst the doctors. Please discuss with reception about variations in billing practices amongst the doctors or for the doctor you would like to see.
What does that mean?
It means that most of the GPs at Coolangatta Medical Centre do not bulk bill except DVA card holders.
Some doctors do Bulk Bill Children under 16years of age but not all.
Please check with the receptionist at the time of booking.
HICAPS facility is available for those who do not hold Medicare card but have one of the Australian Health Fund Membership listed on Hicaps website
Fee Changes Effective 01.07.2022.
Fees – Please note None of the Doctors provide Bulk Billing service on the weekends and Public Holidays except Gold DVA card holders.
Payment of fees is required at the time of consultation.
Fee Table 1.
|Consultation Type||Private Fee||^Out of Pocket||*Concession Card Holders (Fee is Discounted)||Out of Pocket|
Bulk BIlling is available only for Children under 16 Years of age and DVA card holders are Bulkbilled. Discounted Fee applies to the Gold Coast/Tweed Shire local concession card holders.
***Dr Jason Blum Bulk Bill only his Exsisting Pensioners/HCC patients and he is not accepting any new patients at this stage.
**Dr Michaelia Verbeek does not Bulk Bill Children under 16 years of age.
Discounted Fee applies to the Gold Coast/Tweed Shire local concession card holders as per the Fee Table 1.
**White DVA Card Holders will be Bulk Billed as per the eligibile medical conditions on your white DVA Card.
Please note Chronic disease care plans and Health assessments are Bulk Billed by all Doctors.
|Consultation Type||Private Fee||Medicare Rebate||^Out of Pocket|
|Overseas Patients Standard Consult||$110||NA||NA|
|Overseas Patients Long Consult||$135||NA||NA|
^ Out of pocket is after claiming Medicare rebate – Please note Out of pocket fee may vary depending upon Medicare rebate changes that will affect the above listed Fee which will be communicated as soon as Medicare rebate is announced by Medicare Australia.
*Concession card holders means – Patients holding a Pensioners card or a health care card with a valid expiry date.
Fees are payable at the time of consultation by cash, Bankcard, Mastercard or Visa.
If you have any difficulty in paying the fees, please discuss it with us.
Medicare Easyclaim refund service is available. Medicare rebate is transferred directly into the nominated account same day.
Extra fees may apply for Travel Vaccines, ECG, Audiogram, Spirometry, Pregnancy tests, excisions and procedures that will be communicated to you by the doctor and reception staff.
All Doctors at this practice bulk bill DVA & Children Under 15 year of ageexcept Dr Michaelia Verbeek.
No Show Policy
The time, as is yours, is very valuable and if you fail to show up for an appointment, a cancellation fee for the total cost of the booked appointment will apply.
Please inform us at least 24 hours prior to the appointment if you need to cancel or reschedule the appointment, to avoid a fee. This allows us to offer the appointment slot to other patients who may have a need for the care. The cancellation fee is the total cost of the booked appointment.
OPEN SEVEN DAYS
M–F: 8:30am – 5pm
Saturday 8:30am – 12:30pm
Sunday 8:30am – 12pm
P: (07) 5599 1400
AFTER HOURS: 0436404863
A fee of $200 is charged for any such appointments including for children, pensioners and Healthcare card holders for the home visit or contact 000 for emergencies. If you are seeking a bulk billed home visit doctor please contact National Home Doctor service on 13SICK (13 7425).
A: 91 Griffith Street, Coolangatta, QLD