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Fee Schedule

If you are not eligible for Medicare you will be required to pay for the cost of your care.

A patient who is ineligible for Medicare is someone who:

  • does not hold a valid Medicare Card
  • is not an asylum seeker
  • is not a visitor from a country who has a reciprocal healthcare agreement with Australia.

Please see below our fees for ineligible non-Australian residents.

Fees as at 15 August 2015:

Same day – medical: $1,393
Overnight – medical: $1,798

Same day – maternity: $1,452
Overnight – maternity: $2,351

Same day – gynaecology/surgery: $1,452
Overnight – gynaecology/surgery: $2,351

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) (1–4 days): $3,389 (5+ days): $2,122

Special Care Nursery (SCN): $2,122

Emergency: $375

Outpatients: $350

Childbirth education classes:

Evening class: $175

Day class: $100

Same day – medical: $1,393
Overnight – medical: $1,798

Same day – maternity: $1,452
Overnight – maternity: $2,351

Same day – gynaecology/surgery: $1,452
Overnight – gynaecology/surgery: $2,351

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) (1–4 days): $3,389 (5+ days): $2,122

Special Care Nursery (SCN): $2,122

Emergency: $375

Outpatients: $350

Childbirth education classes:

Evening class: $175

Day class: $100

Weekend class: $200

Postnatal – mother: $265
Postnatal – baby: $265

Hospital in the Home (HITH): $265

Ultrasounds: 100% MBS Fee

Labour ward fee: $694
(Medicare Benefits Schedule 16519)

Caesarean – theatre: $1,629
(Medicare Benefits Schedule 16522)

Theatre charges: 100% of the Medicare Benefits Schedule item’s number fee.
Prostheses: In line with the Commonwealth’s schedule rate.
Interpreting service: Included in bed and outpatient fee.

Package price for ineligible non-Australian residents and self-funded maternity patients

Maternity package price: $14,822
Discounted price if paid in one payment: $13,450
Includes: medical, emergency, up to 10 outpatient attendances, inpatient, ultrasound, theatre, inpatient pharmacy, domiciliary care services and interpreting services.
Excludes:
 pathology and Special Care Nursery, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit charges, discharge pharmacy.

Shared care package price: $12,845
Includes: medical, emergency, four outpatient attendances, inpatient, ultrasound, theatre, inpatient pharmacy, domiciliary care services and interpreting services.
Excludes:
 pathology and Special Care Nursery, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit charges, discharge pharmacy.

Last reviewed September 27, 2017.

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