Fees & Costs
known Gap Knee Replacement – Details on Fees & Costs
Dr Daniel Meyerkort realises that patients are seeking value from their private health insurance and as such is a known gap provider for your knee replacement surgery with all major health funds. This means the surgical fee is discounted significantly from the AMA recommended fee. An out of pocket surgical fee of $500 will apply. Details can be found here.
CLINIC CONSULT FEES
An initial consult fee is $220.00, with a Medicare rebate of $76.80 (out of pocket cost $143.20). A follow up consult fee is $120.00, with a Medicare rebate of $38.60 (out of pocket cost $91.40).
RADIOLOGY TESTS (X RAY, CT, MRI)
All commonly used radiology tests such as X ray, CT, ultrasound and MRI are bulk billed through SKG. A gap may apply to non standard tests, such a bone scans.
BLOOD TESTS / ECG
A fee may apply for blood tests and ECG testing before surgery.
Depending on your level of private insurance, an excess fee payable to the hospital may apply for your admission
Dr Daniel Meyerkort is a ‘known gap’ provider with all major health funds. The gap fee payable for the surgical component is $500.
PHYSIOTHERAPY / REHAB
Physiotherapy is essential both before and after knee replacement surgery to minimise your risks and maximise the benefit from surgery. Fees may apply depending on your level of private health insurance and your chosen physiotherapist.