Updated Billing Policy

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As of 1st October 2020 the following changes will apply:  Kardinia Health is a Private billing Practice for GP and Allied Health services.Pension card holders and Health Care card Holders are billed at a reduced fee (Concession Fee) Fees for consultation and services at Kardinia Health are payable at the time of consultation. For more information please call 03 5202 … Read More

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO OUR PATIENTS

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We strongly advise all patients and visitors attending Kardinia Health wear a face mask or face covering when attending the practice. Suitable face coverings include disposable face masks, reusable cloth masks and scarves. Face coverings are optional for patients under 12, and not advised for children under 2 years old. Due to limited supplies we are unable to supply masks … Read More

Stay home, slow the spread.

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Kardinia Health encourage all patients requiring an appointment to book a telephone or telehealth consultation. If it is necessary that you attend the clinic for a face-to-face consult you must call the clinic upon arrival on 03 5202 9333 and wait in your car until your GP/Allied Health Practitioner is ready to see you.PLEASE REMEMBER - If you have respiratory ... Read More

Allied Health Update

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RESPONSE TO COVID-19 Covid-19 has had an obvious and serious effect on everyone’s lives in 2020. The service Kardinia Health provides is essential. Therefore, we are continuing to operate during the pandemic through a mixture of both face-to-face and telehealth. FACE-TO-FACE During the pandemic some services within Kardinia Health multidisciplinary team remain open to provide face-to-face consultations. These include 1:1 physiotherapy, … Read More

Kardinia Health is AGPAL accredited – what does this mean?

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Being accredited means that Kardinia Health is committed to a comprehensive program which involves: Engaging our whole practice team to review our practice’s systems and processes Opening our practice doors to allow a team of independent surveyors to assess how our practice operates Assessment of our practice, and achievement of the nationally recognised Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) … Read More

Welcome TWO New GP’s

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Welcome to Kardinia Health our newest GP’s Dr Tanya Scott  Please click here to learn more about our newest team member.           Dr Ben Sodunke Please click here to learn more about our newest team member

Mental Health Treatment Plans

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Mental Health Treatment Plans A mental health treatment plan, is a support plan for someone who is going through mental health issues.  Our GPs may ask you to come back for another appointment dedicated to developing a Mental Health Care Plan if this is felt to be the right way forward. Please use these links for more information. https://www.humanservices.gov.au/individuals/subjects/whats-covered-medicare/mental-health-care-and-medicare https://www.beyondblue.org.au/get-support/who-can-assist/getting-support-how-much-does-it-cost