What will I pay?
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- Australian residents do not usually pay for Outpatient Clinic appointments in public hospitals. These services are covered by Medicare.
- Australian residents do not usually pay for hospital diagnostic tests like blood tests or x-rays in public hospitals. These services are covered by Medicare.
- Pharmacy, medical supplies or equipment may have a cost. You will be advised by that service.
- Diagnostic tests like blood tests or x-rays for inpatients are covered by Medicare and your private health insurance fund if you have one. You will have to pay the difference (gap) from your own money.
- If you choose to be treated as private patient but who do not have private health insurance, you will be responsible for the costs of accommodation and some other services.
- As an inpatient, you may claim any diagnostic tests through Medicare, but please note fees may apply if you are an overseas resident or pursuing a compensation claim.
Aged care costs
View costs for Residential Aged Care:
- Beaconsfield District Health Service: Residential Aged Care
- Campbell Town Health and Community Service: Residential Aged Care
- Flinders Island Multi-Purpose Centre - Residential Aged Care
- King Island District Hospital and Health Centre - Residential Aged Care
- Lyell House (West Cost District Hospital) - Residential Aged Care Price
- Midlands Multi-Purpose Health Centre - Residential Aged Care Price
Costs not covered by Medicare
There are some instances where Medicare may not cover your full costs. Learn more at the Australian Department of Health website.