Privately Insured Patients
Spendelove Private Hospital is a fully accredited private hospital with complete funding recognition and therefore attracts full payment from every private health fund and DVA, no matter whether you are admitted to Spendelove Private Hospital from another hospital or directly from home. If this is contrary to what you are told by another hospital or health fund please contact us immediately.
Total payment (aside from any ancillary charges) must be made on admission. Please contact the hospital prior to admission for an estimate of fees and charges. We will advise in the event of unforeseen complications or variations from the proposed treatment if and when they arise.
Overseas patients will be asked to pay the estimated cost on admission. Please contact the hospital prior to admission for an estimate of fees and charges. We will advise in the event of unforeseen complications or variations from the proposed treatment if and when they arise.
What costs could I incur that will not be covered by my health fund?
The following incidental items may not be covered by your health fund and will be payable on admission or discharge from Spendelove Private Hospital:
- Health Fund excess
- Pharmacy (medicines required during your admission and discharge medications)
- Imaging or x-ray
- Medical and allied health practitioner’s fees may be billed separately by the practitioner – please discuss these with the doctors before admission
- Local/STD/mobile telephone calls
- Standard fee for incidentals during admission.
How do I pay?
Payments may be made by cash, EFTPOS, Bank Cheque, MasterCard or Visa (small surcharge applies for credit card)
Please call the hospital if you have any further questions.