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Fees and Payment

Private Health Insurance

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 Stephen White is a Known Gap surgeon for all Colorectal and General Surgery procedures.

Dr Candice Silverman is a Known Gap surgeon for all Bariatric, General Surgical and Upper GI surgical procedures. 

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.

Consultation and in-room fees

Dr Stephen White Fees

Consultation Fees
Item Fee Medicare Rebate
Initial Consultation $220.00 $73.85
Subsequent Consultation $100.00 $37.15

 

In-Room Fees (investigations and procedures)
Item Fee Medicare Rebate
Sigmoidoscopy $100.00 $47.85

Dr Candice Silverman Fees

Consultation Fees
Item Fee Medicare Rebate
Bariatric Initial Consultation $240.00 $73.85
General Initial Consultation $220.00 $73.85
Subsequent Consultation $100.00 $37.15

 

In-Room Fees (investigations and procedures)
Item Fee Medicare Rebate
Gastric Band Adjustment $250.00 $97.95

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.
  • Cheque.
  • 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 Stephen White
Bank Name: Westpac Bank
BSB: 034 234
Account No: 00173612

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

Colorectal Diagnostics
Bank Name: Suncorp
BSB: 484 799
Account: 452936542