Booking & Referral Information
Pain Medicine of South Australia is a private practice that does not bulk bill. Full payment of your account at the time of your appointment is required. We accept credit card payment (VISA, Mastercard), EFTPOS or cash payments. Please contact PainMedSA for a current fee schedule. A current referral from your GP or specialist is required in order to claim from Medicare or DVA. We can send off your Private account to Medicare electronically who will then process your medicare rebate payment into your bank account.
Patients with an injury resulting from a Motor Vehicle Accident will be seen as a private patients and will be required to pay for their account at the time of service.
If you have a current Return To Work SA or other third party claim, your account will be forwarded to the insurer for payment. We do ask however that you have approval in writing from your case manager prior to your visit and that you bring a copy of this approval with you to your appointment. This approval letter should contain details of your claim including claim number, case manager name and date of injury.
All Private procedures performed incur a gap payment which is payable prior to the procedure. This is not claimable from Medicare or your private insurer. Please contact Pain Medicine of South Australia for a copy of the current gap fee schedule.
How do I make an appointment?
Please contact PainMedSA either via the contact us area above or phone us on 8340 7733.
We understand the importance of a timely service is extremely important.
Before we can make your initial appointment you are required to complete a New Patient form. We ask all new patients to complete this form and attach it to your referral.
Our specialists use both the referral and New Patient form when he is triaging the appointment request. No appointments will be made until we have both the referral and New Patient form.
Initial consultations take between 40 and 60 minutes with follow up appointments 30 minutes in length.
When attending your first appointment please bring any scans or xrays in relation to your injury/pain condition, a list of any medication that you are currently taking and any relevant medical reports or laboratory investigations.