Medicare Ineligible patients
You will be required to pay for your healthcare before you are treated. Costs are outlined in Fees and Charges below.
Monash Health will try to give you an accurate estimate of the cost of your healthcare, however sometimes costs may change due to the time you spend in hospital. There may also be extra costs for prostheses, medication, equipment, diagnostic tests and procedures.
You will be required to pay for any outstanding bills when you are discharged from the hospital.
Medicare Ineligible patients fees and charges
Monash Health fees and charges may change from time to time. The following charges are effective at 1 July 2019.
|Emergency Fees (per day $AUD)
Required to be paid upfront
|Emergency < 4 hrs (per visit)||$570.00|
|Emergency Short Stay Unit > 4 hrs||$1,500.00|
|Emergency Short Stay Unit Overnight||$1,800.00|
|Inpatient Fees (per day $AUD)
Wards and Short Stay Units
|Special Care Nursery||$2,500.00|
|Intensive Care Overnight||$5,700.00|
|Neonatal Intensive Care Overnight||$3,600.00|
|Coronary Care Overnight||$3,500.00|
|Maternity (per episode)
*$14,400 for payment upfront
|Outpatient Fees (per visit $AUD)|
|Other Services (per visit $AUD)|
|Hospital in the Home service||$600.00|
|Extended Postnatal Care (EPC)||$305.00|
|Elective Surgery||To be advised prior to waiting
list acceptance and payment
in full required to confirm
|Interpreter Fees for under 2 hours||$124.70|
| Interpreter Fees additional payment
if over 2 hours
|There may be extra costs for prostheses, medication, equipment, diagnostic tests and procedures. You will be billed for these separately and you will be expected to pay these costs or claim costs from your insurer.|