About your appointment with Bright Futures Clinic: payment details
Thank you for choosing to bring your child to see us at Bright Futures Clinic! This letter sets out some
critical information that we are required by law to provide to you. This letter is for information only and
is not a bill. However, as this includes information about our charges, you may wish to provide this
information to them if someone else will be paying your account. Please note that even if someone else
is paying your bill, you are responsible for paying any charges that they do not pay.
What are our Doctors’ consultation fees?
The initial consultation and Well Child appointments last 45 minutes and cost £275
Follow-up Consultations either face-to-face, videoconference or teleconference consultations of 30
minutes cost £225
The vaccination consultation fee is £150
These fees are for the doctor’s consultation only.
What about tests and treatments?
At or following your child’s appointment, your child may need specific tests (throat or skin swabs, blood
tests, x-rays, audiology appointments), or you may receive treatments such as vaccinations.
The fees for these tests and treatments are not included in the consultation fees.
The fees for these tests or treatments will be charged to you separately by the hospital or diagnostic
centre concerned and not by us at Bright Futures. Any queries about these fees and treatments should
be addressed to the hospital or diagnostic clinic directly.
What if I am self-paying?
You will receive an invoice via email/post or a call from MediAccounts (our accounts team) so that you
can pay online, via BACS or over the phone, within one or two weeks of the appointment. If you have
an invoice that you wish to pay, please follow this link this link to pay online or call MediAccounts on 020 3637 0038.
What if I have insurance?
Bright Futures Clinic and its consultants are accredited with the insurance providers listed below:-
Before a Bright Futures Clinic appointment, please discuss any planned face-to-face, videoconference or
teleconference appointment with your insurance company, ensuring you have an up-to-date
authorisation number and pre-authorisation details.
Your insurance company may authorise an appointment even if they are not listed above, but you need to check before you attend the appointment.
All Bright Futures Clinic billing is looked after by MediAccounts, who will invoice your insurance
company directly, and advise you of any excess payments accordingly. If you have any payment
queries, please call MediAccounts on 020 3637 0038.
to cover the clinical time lost.
We charge a nominal fee of £50 for miscellaneous services, including extra telephone calls, responding
to email queries, issuing certificates and writing letters. These additional charges may not be covered by
your health insurance company, you will need to check this.
Do I need a referral?
is necessary to indicate why you want your child to see one of our doctors. This is so we can tailor your
baby or child’s care prior to the appointment.
Bright Futures Clinic does not require a referral from your GP, but some insurance companies require a
referral or have additional requirements – please check with your insurer.
How do I contact you for further information?
If you have further questions about payment, please do not hesitate to contact Bright Futures by email on firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 0203 633 2915. Leave a message and you will be called back, the office is open on weekdays.