Health Funds, Accounts and Fees
Vermont Private Hospital will make every attempt to notify you if there are going to be any out of pocket expenses associated with your stay with us prior to your admission date. Please read on for further details that will relate to your particular circumstance.
Please note that costs associated with Pharmacy, Pathology, Imaging (X-ray) and Ambulance Transport may not be covered by your health fund.
You will be billed for any medication you are already taking if it needs to be supplied by the pharmacy and is unrelated to your admission or for a pre-existing medication need.
Vermont Private Hospital will run an eligibility check with your health insurance on your behalf prior to your admission with us. Any excess payable under your health insurance policy is to be paid on admission. Any additional costs incurred during your stay, such as discharge pharmacy costs and some investigations will need to be paid prior to discharge also.
Repatriation (DVA) Patients:
Vermont Private Hospital will lodge a claim with the Department of Veterans Affairs on your behalf. Any additional costs incurred during your stay are payable on discharge.
WorkCover and Third Party (TAC) Patients:
The total payment (aside from ancillary charges) must be made on admission, unless approval for admission has been confirmed in writing by WorkCover.
Self Insured/ Uninsured Patients
You will be provided with an estimate of the cost of your procedure prior to admission. Full payment (including ancillary charges) will be required on day of admission.
Please note that our fees do not include your surgeon or anaesthetist fees. Please contact them directly to discuss their fees and charges.
Payment may be made by cash, bank cheque, credit card (Visa, Mastercard) or EFTPOS.
*Please note – We regret that personal and business cheques are not accepted, nor are Amex (American Express) or Diners card