Essendon Private Clinic has provider agreements all major Health Funds who will cover your treatment costs depending on your level of cover and simply require prior approval for admission with the Department of Veteran Affairs. Once we have received your referral we can provide you with an estimate of any out-of-pocket expenses you may be responsible for. All out of pocket expenses must be paid prior to your discharge.
Prior approval is required for compensable patients i.e. WorkCare, Third Party.
A holding deposit is required on admission for all patients, this is to cover any added expenses such as x-rays, pharmacy or phone calls that might be raised during hospitalisation.
If you do not have private health insurance please contact our Administration team prior to your admission to obtain an estimate of the cost of your stay. The whole estimate is required to be paid on admission.