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IWC Mixed Billing for non-Indigenous, private patients/clients only

A courtesy letter has been sent to all IWC patients/clients about the move by IWC to a Mixed Billing model as of 1 July.

This Mixed Billing applies ONLY to NON-INDIGENOUS / PRIVATE PATIENTS who do not have appropriate concession cards – these patients / clients will from July 1 2018 be charged a fee when attending an appointment at IWC Medical Centre. These fees are affordable and are below the Australian Medical Association recommended rates.

The following groups will continue to be bulk-billed and Mixed Billing will NOT APPLY:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
  • Holders of a pension card
  • Holders of an appropriate concession card
  • Children under 16 years of age

You can download a copy of the Q&As about Mixed Billing here.