Community Health

Our Services

Appointment Process

Call Yea Community Health on 5736 0448 to book an appointment.

Cost of Appointments

Yea & District Memorial Hospital charge fee / co-payment for its Community Health services.

Our fees are charged in accordance with the Victorian Department of Health & Human Services guidelines and will be discussed at the point of contact. Please see information below regarding the schedule of fees.

Note: YDMH is not a Registered NDIS provider and our Community Health staff are not Medicare service providers

Waiting Room

Whilst waiting for your appointment, please take a seat in the newly refurbished waiting room in the Grace Bennetts Centre, Miller Street corridor.

District Nursing

Click Here – For information about the Yea District Nursing Service 


Fees

 

The structure of these fees is as follows:

Community Health schedule of fees (current June 2022)

 

 

Activity / population type

 

 

Policy

 Fee payable
Low income Victorians Medium income Victorians High income Victorians
Financially dependent children Parents of financially dependent children may be charged if they are not low income. Nil $15.60 Full cost recovery
Health promotion and group activities Agencies may charge a fee for group activities. $7.90 $7.90 Full cost recovery
Community health nursing Chargeable services $10.30 $15.60 Full cost recovery
Counselling/casework consultations No charge for low and medium income clients Nil Nil Full cost recovery

Allied health consultations provided by Yea Community Health

·       Dietetics

·       Diabetes Education

·       Paediatric Speech Pathology

Chargeable services $10.30 $15.60 Full cost recovery
Interpreting   Nil Nil Nil
Initial needs identification   Nil Nil Nil
Other services and items (such as report writing, court attendance, information material, secondary consultations)

Where appropriate, such service fees may be charged even when associated with a service that does not attract a fee (e.g. counselling provided to a low income person).

Fees should be levied in a manner consistent with the exemptions and capping provisions included in this policy.

Agency may set fees Agency may set fees Agency may set fees

Income ranges 2019

   The Community Health income ranges are based on the Centrelink Income Test for pensioners.

 

Low income

 Medium income

High income

Individual

< $39,089

> $39,089

 < $86,208

> $86,208

Couple

< $59,802

> $59,802

 < $115,245

> $115,245

Family (one child)

< $66,009

> $66,009

 < $118,546

> $118,546

 

 (plus $6,206 per additional child)

Waiting Lists

A waiting list may occur and priority is given to those with the highest assessed need.

Private Allied Health Services

Yea & District Memorial Hospital has some private providers utilising various spaces in our buildings, to help provide a range of healthcare services to our community. These services do not come under our Community Health Fee structure. 

Fees and charges are in accordance with each individual service. 

Please enquire about fees when making an appointment. 

This includes, but is not limited to: 

  • Podiatry 
  • Physiotherapy 
  • Psychology