Services to Medicare ineligible clients

Health services are required to set fees for clients not covered by Medicare, including overseas clients. Some overseas clients are entitled to financial assistance because of Reciprocal Health Care Agreements (evidence of which will be required).

The following table provides a guide to average costs per day/per encounter for services provided to Medicare ineligible clients. Please note that this is a guideline only and that fees charged to Medicare ineligible clients will be determined at the time of treatment.


Accommodation charges

Same day – shared ward – $359 per day

Overnight (multi-day) – shared ward – $717 per day

Urgent Care Centre – $418 per day



Medical – $357 per encounter

Allied Health – $162 per encounter

Postnatal care – $90 per hour