Some medical clinics offer bulk billing. This means you will not have to pay for the service. The clinic may advertise this service but in case they do not, it is best to ask or look for a sign like this:
If the doctor does not bulk bill, you will need to pay for your appointment (and treatment if you had any).
You may be able to claim some of the costs back from Medicare or your private health insurance fund, if you have one.
Medicare does not pay towards:
You must show your Medicare card (and Centrelink Health Care Card, if you have one) when you visit your doctor.