How much does it cost to go to Epworth emergency?

How much does it cost to go to Epworth emergency?

Epworth Richmond Emergency Department fees Epworth Richmond charges a flat fee of $400 per patient. This out-of-pocket fee is not claimable under Medicare or private health insurance. Depending on your treatment, you may also incur pathology or radiology costs which are on top of the out-of-pocket fee.

Where can I park at Epworth Geelong?

15-minute short-term parking is located outside the emergency department. This is for emergency patients only. Visitor parking is available on-site, close to the main entrance. Please note the car park is not undercover.

How many beds does Epworth Geelong have?

Epworth Geelong A 170-bed hospital with emergency department, ICU, complex care unit, EMI, birthing suites and special care nursery. Inpatient care focuses on medical, surgical, obstetrics and rehabilitation.

Is Epworth private or public?

Epworth HealthCare is Victoria’s largest not-for-profit private hospital group, renowned for excellence in diagnosis, treatment, care and rehabilitation. Epworth is an innovator in Australia’s health system, embracing the latest in evidence-based medicine to pioneer treatments and services for our patients.

How many beds does Epworth Richmond have?

700 beds
Epworth Richmond has over 700 beds and is equipped with quality facilities and latest technologies including a 39-bed Intensive Care Unit, 32 operating theatres, Australia’s first da Vinci robotic system, day surgery facilities, catheter laboratories, community care and Hospital in the Home.

Do you pay for emergency room?

If you are an Australian citizen and have your Medicare card with you, your care in the emergency department will be free. If you do not have a Medicare card or are not eligible for Medicare you will be charged for the services provided. For citizens of these countries Emergency Department treatment is free.

How much is parking at Epworth Eastern?

Parking rates: 1 – 1.5 hours: $18. 1.5 – 2 hours: $23. 2 – 2.5 hours: $28. 2.5 – 3 hours: $33.

When did Epworth Geelong open?

The hospital opened for business on 4 July with 350 staff on hand to welcome its first patients who also have access to Pathology and Medical Imaging, Cardiac Diagnostic Services, and private day oncology and renal dialysis units. A further 100 staff have subsequently been appointed since opening.

How can I reduce my out of pocket medical expenses?

Here are some tips on how to choose a provider and a price before getting socked with unexpected or larger-than-expected bills.

  1. Use In-Network Care Providers.
  2. Research Service Costs Online.
  3. Ask for the Cost.
  4. Ask About Options.
  5. Ask for a Discount.
  6. Seek Out a Local Advocate.
  7. Pay in Cash.
  8. Use Generic Prescriptions.

Where to drop off patients at Epworth Geelong?

Go to our Geelong maps (PDF, 1.72KB) or ask our friendly concierge if you need to find your way around. Patients may be dropped off or picked up at the main entrance on Epworth Place. Cars can wait at this entrance for a maximum of 5 minutes.

How long is the drive from Geelong to Epworth?

An expert team of doctors and nurses provide comprehensive emergency treatment and care at Epworth Geelong. Patients have direct access to diagnostic services, theatres and a wide range of on-call specialists and referral services. By car: Travel time via car between Melbourne and Epworth Geelong is approximately 1 hour.

Is there a la carte dining at Epworth Geelong?

À La Carte dining is available at Epworth Geelong and Epworth Richmond, allowing patients to select from a wide variety of healthy meals at a time of their choosing. Patients have a wider variety of food to choose from, ordered via their bedside Point of Care terminal and freshly cooked to order by our chefs.

Where are the Epworth Healthcare locations in Melbourne?

Our highly-trained and dedicated staff deliver specialist services at 11 convenient locations across Melbourne and Geelong. For more information about health stories at Epworth HealthCare please contact the media team. To contact the media team please email: [email protected]