FINANCIAL INFORMATION

Our team at PASO Medical aims to provide exemplary SERVICE, CARE & SUPPORT to all of our patients. This financial information will assist you in understanding the fees that may be incurred as part of your visit or treatment.

REFERRALS

It is very important to have a current referral. If you do not have a current referral you will be required to pay in full on the day of the consultation.

Our reception staff can assist with any queries regarding your current or new referral requirements.

GP Referrals are valid for 12 months. A new referral is required if your GP has changed or moved locations. Specialist Referrals are valid for 3 months.

CONSULTATIONS

Consultation Fees – are required to be paid on the day of your visit. Your consultant’s individual billing information is available. Please enquire with the reception staff.

Rebates – can be lodged electronically on the day.

General consultations may incur an out of pocket fee.

On treatment days, consultations are covered through your Health Fund (DVA for Gold Card Holders)

DVA ENTITLEMENTS

Veterans’ Affairs patient may be eligible to have transport arranged through the Department of Veterans’ Affairs. Please ask our reception staff to assist if you require this service, or any other information on services you may require.

METHODS OF PAYMENT

For your convenience, payment can be made by: credit card, eftpos, cash or cheques.

SELF-INSURED PATIENTS

Self-insured patients who are admitted to the Frankston Private Hospital are required to pay the hospital’s account on the day of admission.

PRIVATE HEALTH INSURANCE

PASO Medical has agreements in place with major health funds.

It is important you provide us with your Health Fund Information at your initial consultation so that we may assist you with any inclusions.

This means if you require treatment, the following costs will generally be covered by your health fund:

  • Your consultation on the day of the treatment
  • Your admission and treatment costs at the Frankston Private Hospital (health fund co-payments, excesses and exclusions associated with your particular level of insurance are exceptions to this)
  • Your basic tests and procedures such as pathology and radiology on the day of treatment (some exclusions may apply)

FEES NOT COVERED

  • Discharge medications
  • Non-PBS treatments
  • Some specialized radiology tests and procedures