Standard consultation fees with our naturopath in Marrickville
Below is a guide to the fees charged by our naturopath. All consultations include reasonable email and/or quick phone calls as necessary, at no additional charge.
We understand that we are in a difficult period at the moment; therefore, we are providing telephone and Skype consultation at a discount rate to help you and your family in this troubled time.
Consultation fee is charged by hourly rate
- $80 per hour for a face to face consultation
- $50 per hour for telephone or Skype consultation (discounted from $70).
Initial consultation will typically take around 1 – 1.5 hours or more depending on the nature of the health condition.
Follow up consultation will typically take around 1 hour or less.
The average frequency of follow-up consultations is every 3-4 weeks for up to a few months, depending on your progress and course of treatment. This can vary from person to person.
Supplements and testing fees
We may recommend a course of naturopathic supplements, herbal medicines or flower essences. In some cases he may request that you get further medical tests from another doctor. Basic blood testing is generally covered by Medicare, while other tests and supplement costs vary.
Supplements and testing are not included in the above consultation fees; costs depend on your treatment needs. All our care plans are individually tailored to your health and budget.
Healthcare rebate information
As of April 1st, 2019, the Australian government has changed the way Naturopathic treatments can be claimed from your private health fund, making it an ineligible treatment.
Australian Traditional Medicine Society (ATMS) is the largest complementary medicine association in the country. They set high ethical and educational standards and are active politically as well as clinically. The ATMS has been working to have the complementary medicines and therapies decision reversed and is confident it will be overturned soon. You can help by contacting your health insurer and your local member of parliament to express your concern about the decision.