- Listed: February 18, 2015 9:02 pm
- Expires: 272 days, 9 hours
One of the oldest clinics – general practitioners in St. Kilda – Acland St Medical Centre has a strong reputation for great medical services.
We are located in 169 – 171 Acland Street, St Kilda, VIC, 3182
Across the road from Coles and Acland Court Pharmacy
Tel: (03) 95340635 Fax: (03) 95340637
Our opening hours as of March 2014 are:
Monday – Thursday 9.00 a.m.- 10.00 p.m.
Friday 9.00 – 5.00
Saturday 12.00 – 4.00
Sunday 9.00 am – 4.00 p.m.
Overseas visitors who need to see a doctor
Some visitors to Australia are eligible for Medicare card under reciprocal health insurance scheme.
For overseas visitors not eligible for Medicare – $70 (January 2015)
Most clinics standard consultation prices are $70 to $85.
Reciprocal Health Care Agreements cover the cost of essential medical treatment for Australian residents travelling in some countries. Under these Agreements, some health services and subsidised medicines are provided to visitors from these countries when they are in Australia.
Street Address:169 – 171 Acland Street, St Kilda, VIC, 3182 Across the road from Coles and Acland Court Pharmacy
Health care while travelling overseas
While Medicare benefits are not available for medical treatment you receive overseas, the Australian Government has signed Reciprocal Health Care Agreements with some countries. You can get help with the cost of some medical treatments in these countries.
If you travel overseas you can get help with the cost of essential medical treatment in some countries under the Australian Government’s Reciprocal Health Care Agreements.
The Australian Government has agreements with New Zealand, the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, Sweden, the Netherlands, Finland, Italy, Belgium, Malta, Slovenia and Norway. These agreements mean:
- Australian residents can get help with the cost of essential medical treatment when visiting these countries
- residents of these countries can get some essential medical treatments while visiting Australia.
Students from Norway, Finland, Malta and the Republic of Ireland aren’t covered by agreements with those countries.
Reciprocal Health Care Agreements aren’t designed to replace private travel health insurance for overseas travel.
If you know you need treatment, you can enrol for Medicare at a DHS Service Centre. If you receive treatment before you enrol, Medicare benefits will be back-paid for eligible visitors.
To enrol in Medicare you need:
- your passport and a valid visa
- to provide (in some cases) identification showing you are enrolled in your country’s national health scheme.
If your Medicare application is approved, you will receive an Australian reciprocal health care card in the mail.
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