Frequently Asked Questions
Do you bulk bill kids, pensioners or HCC?
Yes — we bulk bill children under 16, pensioners & Health Care Card holders.
Do you bulk bill everyone?
No, only Health Care card holders.
Do you have a female doctor?
Yes — we have two female GP’s at North Coast Medical Centre.
If I pay in full do I get any money back from Medicare?
Yes, a rebate is payable from Medicare and is deposited directly into your bank account within 24hrs.
If I am an overseas visitor do I have to pay more?
No, the standard charges apply to overseas visitors.
Where is the nearest medicare office if I want to claim myself?
The nearest Medicare offices are Ballina, Lismore & Tweed Heads.
Where is the nearest facility to claim?
Soul Pattinson Chemist in Jonson Street and Plaza pharmacy in the Woolworths complex at Byron Bay.
Also the chemist in Mullumbimby.
Please explain geographically where you are.
We are 6 doors down from the police station at 24 Shirley St, which is the main thoroughfare into town.
See us here on Google Maps