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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.

Emergency

  • $600 per attendance

Outpatients

  • $418 per attendance
  • $117 subsequent attendance same day – on site

Outpatients Telehealth

  • $268 video consultation
  • $75 subsequent video consultation
  • $160 phone consultation
  • $45 subsequent phone consultation

Interpreting service

  • Included in bed and outpatient fee

Medical

  • Same day: $1,650
  • Overnight: $2,120 per night

Maternity

  • Same day: $1,713
  • Overnight: $2,785 per night

Gynaecology/Surgery

  • Same day: $1,713
  • Overnight: $2,785 per night

SurgicalĀ 

  • Same day: $1,713
  • Overnight: $2,785 per night

Psychological services

  • Same day: $1,650
  • Overnight: $1,650 per night

Palliative Care

  • Overnight: $1,607 per night

Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

  • $5,655 per night

High Dependency Unit

  • $5,655 per night

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

  • $4,005 per night

Special Care Nursery (SCN)

  • $2,506 per night

Management of labour and birth

  • Low risk: $722
  • Complex: $1,695

Theatre procedures

  • Full cost

Prostheses

  • Full cost

Childbirth education classes

  • Evening class: $203
  • Day class: $117
  • Weekend class: $236

Domiciliary visit

  • $310 per visit for the mother
  • $310 per visit for the baby

Hospital in the Home (HITH)

  • $590 per visit

Ultrasounds/Radiology services for inpatients and outpatients

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

Health Independence Program

  • $418 per attendance

Medical services including anaesthetics, Doctor consults, pathology for inpatients and outpatients

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

Allied Health Services, aids and appliancesĀ 

  • Full cost

Last reviewed September 27, 2017.

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