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Fees and Payment

Consultation and in-room fees

Dr Candice Silverman Fees

Consultation Fees
Item Fee Medicare Rebate
Bariatric Initial Consultation $240.00 $76.15
General Initial Consultation $220.00 $76.15
Subsequent Consultation $100.00 $38.25

 

In-Room Fees (investigations and procedures)
Item Fee Medicare Rebate
Gastric Band Adjustment $250.00 $85.85

Billing for consultations and in-room investigations and procedures

Note: All consultation and in-room fees are payable on the day of, or prior to your appointment.

Billing for surgical procedures

Our fees have been developed in accordance with the Australian Medical Association (AMA) and the Medical Benefits Scheme (MBS) as set out by the Australian Health Service Alliance (AHSA) and Medicare.

Note: All payments for surgical fees are required one week prior to your procedure.

Payment Methods

We accept the following payment methods:

  • Cash.
  • Credit Card – including VISA, MasterCard, American Express (AMEX), Diners Club.
  • Electronic funds transfer at point of sale (EFTPOS).
  • Direct deposit via Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT):

Dr Candice Silverman
Bank Name: NAB
BSB: 082 514
Account: 227386227

Private Health Insurance

Private Health Insurance will only cover your  possible surgery, not consult. Please check with your private health insurance provider for details of the out of pocket expenses you can claim. For new policies, there may be a waiting period before you’re eligible.

Out of pocket expenses (gap cover)

Dr Candice Silverman is a Known Gap surgeon for all General Surgical and Upper GI surgical procedures. Bariatric Surgery Hospital fee is only covered by Health Fund.

Medicare

Medicare assistance may make treatment with the Core Specialist Group more affordable. Please check directly with Medicare via the Department of Human Services by calling 132 011 as you may be entitled to a partial refund for your consultation or procedure.

Your GP referral letter must be current to be eligible for a partial or complete refund.