Consultation Appointments

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If you have any questions please do not hesitate to ask our friendly front office team.

At Central Melbourne Orthopaedics we like to ensure that you are aware of all the services and costs involved in your treatment. Please be aware that there will be a fee for every consultation.

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A Medical Benefits Schedule item number will be assigned to your consultation, this will allow eligible patients to claim a rebate of a portion of the fee charged back through Medicare.

We kindly request that accounts are settled at the time of the appointment.

We accept – Bank cheques, personal cheques, cash (exact amount please) or credit cards (MasterCard, VISA).

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Do you need to have Private Health Insurance?

Private Health insurance allows you to choose your practitioner and ensures you have access to the hospitals our practice uses. If you are covered by private health insurance, we advise you to confirm your level of cover with your insurance provider, prior to booking surgery.

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If you are do not hold private health insurance, our doctors would be happy for you to schedule an appointment in their public hospital clinic.

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Unexpected Costs

In the unexpected event of you requiring additional surgery during a hospital stay, your surgeon will discuss with you the need and type of surgery that you will require. There may be out of pocket expenses related to the extra care required and this will be related to your procedure, anaesthetic and hospital charges.

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Central Melbourne Orthopaedic’s staff will make every effort to ensure that you are aware of these costs.

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