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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.

Medical

  • Same day: $1,393
  • Overnight: $1,798

Maternity

  • Same day: $1,452
  • Overnight: $2,351

Gynaecology/Surgery

  • Same day: $1,452
  • Overnight: $2,351

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

  • (1–4 days): $3,389 per night
  • (5+ days): $2,122 per night

Special Care Nursery (SCN)

  • $2,122 per night

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

  • $5,150 per night

Emergency

  • $375

Outpatients

  • $350

Childbirth education classes

  • Evening class: $175
  • Day class: $100
  • Weekend class: $200

Postnatal 

  • Mother: $265
  • Baby: $265

Hospital in the Home (HITH)

  • $265

Ultrasounds

  • 100% of the Medicare Benefits Schedule item’s number 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

Last reviewed September 27, 2017.

Advance care planning

Advance care planning can help you receive the treatment of your choice in the future. It can also help your doctors and family understand what you want and what is important to you.

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Multicultural services

Mercy Health has a long tradition of caring for and working with our migrant and refugee communities.

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