St Vincent's Clinic Medical Imaging & Nuclear Medicine
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Fees & Billing

Items on your account

All examinations performed at this practice have been requested by your referring doctor or specialist.

Outpatients

  • Full payment of your account is required at the time of your examination
  • You will be issued with a receipt to take to Medicare for a rebate of eligible items
  • For most items there will be an out-of-pocket expense

PLEASE NOTE:  Private Health Funds do not pay any monies toward outpatient medical imaging services.

Inpatients

  • You will be sent accounts for the medical imaging you received whilst in hospital
  • Prompt payment in full is appreciated.  You will be issued with a receipt to take to Medicare and your private health fund for their rebates if applicable
  • For most items there will be an out-of-pocket expense
  • If payment in full is not possible, please take your account to Medicare and complete a ‘two-way form’
  • Medicare and your private health fund will then send you cheques for any applicable rebates
  • Please forward these cheques plus your payment of the out-of-pocket amounts to:

    St Vincent’s Clinic Medical Imaging & Nuclear Medicine

    Suite 501
    Level 5, St Vincent's Clinic
    438 Victoria Street
    Darlinghurst NSW 2010

Full Pensioner/Health Care Card Holders

In most cases Medicare and Health Fund cheques are not accepted as full payment:  Please ensure any out-of-pocket amounts are also paid.In many cases St Vincent’s Clinic Medical Imaging & Nuclear Medicine will subsidise the cost for full pensioners and Health Care Card Holders. For these patients the fees will not exceed the schedule fee amount set by the government in the Medical Benefits Schedule (MBS).

DVA Gold Card

Your invoice will be sent directly to the Department of Veterans’ Affairs for payment. Should you receive an account in error, please contact us on (02) 8382 7530 with your details.

Worker's Compensation

There are no Medicare or Health Fund rebates for Workers’ Compensation cases. An account will be issued to the insurer or employer accepting liability for payment of your examination. Workers Compensation approval is required prior to having the test. You will be responsible for full payment if Workers’ Compensation approval has not been granted.

Overseas Visitors

Special arrangements are required for inpatient services provided to overseas visitors. Prior to your admission, please contact St Vincent’s Private Hospital Accounts on (02) 8382 7404, or our Accounts staff on (02) 8382 7530.

We accept payment by credit card, EFTPOS, cheque or money order.

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