There are some important facts to know before attending for consultation and/or treatment.
Medicare is a central part of health care funding in Australia.
Majority of quoted health costs and fees in Australia assume Medicare eligbility.
A non-Medicare patient will be charged the equivalent consultation fees as for a Medicare patient. Additional fees that for a Medicare patient would be normally covered by Medicare would be separately billed.
These fees that are normally charged directly to Medicare may include
Any minor procedures including biopsy or injections
They will be instead be billed priviately to the Non-Medicare patient.
What to Allow For
Consultation fees will be the same as for a Medicare patient
Any additional services such as freezing or biopsy will be charged to the patient instead to Medicare.
We are unable to provide an estimate or quote for an excision until after the consultation.
Fees need to paid in full at the end of the consultation or procedure. A receipt will be provided for your claim.
Allow $300 - $400 for fees charged by the pathology company if a biopsy or excision is done.
We do not have control over the fees charged by a pathology company. They invoice the patient independently
A guide of What to Expect
Consultation only without any other services - as per our normal fees
Additional services such as cryotherapy and biopsy - additional $50-$100 plus pathology fee if biopsy.
Procedure / Excision - $500 - $800 plus pathology fee
Most eligible Australian based health fund will provide partial cover of the consultaton and treatment fees. However we are unable to verify each type of cover.
We are unable to provide quotation prior to a visit.
To assist you in making your own enquiry, these are some useful item numbers to quote