It is important that you understand the costs involved in your admission to hospital.
Some health insurance policies require payment of an excess or co-payment. This is the portion of the estimated hospital expenses that is not covered by your fund and will need to be paid on your admission.
In addition to the fees charged by the hospital, you will receive separate accounts from the other health care providers involved in your care – for example your surgeon, anaesthetist, surgical assistant, other consultants, pathology companies, medical imaging, pharmacy or allied health professionals.
If you have private health insurance cover we recommend strongly that you contact your insurer to discuss your upcoming admission and determine what your policy covers and if you will need to pay an excess or co-payment.
Non-health fund patients
If you do not have private health insurance and intend to pay the full cost of your hospital stay, you will be provided with an estimate of your hospital costs. This estimate will include the cost of your hospital stay and procedure only. You will need to speak to your doctor and all others involved in your care for a complete overview of their costs.
Find out about costs and accounts for:
- privately insured patients
- non-health fund patients
How to pay your account
On admission day you can pay your hospital fees using:
- major credit cards (except Diners and American Express)
- EFTPOS (1.5% surcharge will be applied to all credit card transactions
- bank cheques
- personal cheques (up to the value of $250 only)
Payment options for non-health find patients
The hospital offers Certegy Ezipay Express – a direct-debit, no interest payment plan. If you are interested please contact us before your admission. We will guide you through the application process. Applications are submitted online and processed quickly.