Charges incurred are for the surgery (plus consultation prior to your operation), an anaesthetist, the hospital and items used during your hospital stay. You are welcome to ask for an estimate of the costs for your treatment.
The Hernia Clinic are Southern Cross & nib Affiliated Providers, they will apply for prior approval for you. Or if you are insured with another insurance company, The Hernia Clinic will supply you with all the information you need to apply for this yourself.
Please check your health insurance policy as to what it will provide for you and ensure that your insurance is up to date.
Occasionally patients require additional medical care and may incur charges for pathology, radiology and other specialists.
If your hernia has occurred as the result of an accident, ACC will fully fund the operation, depending on the circumstances. Feel free to ask if you qualify.
Major credit cards are accepted for both hospital and surgical costs.