Wound Dressing Fees
Wound dressings and the use of medical consumables supplied by the practice will attract an out-of-pocket expense for patients.
Please note that Medicare does not remunerate the practice for wound dressing supplies, however does cover the cost of the doctor's consultation time. The practice cannot absorb the cost of these dressing if we are to continue to provide this as a part of our quality health care services. The out-of-pocket cost for wound dressings are as follows:
Small Dressing: $5.00
Large dressings: $10.00
Please note that all patients will be charged an out-of-pocket fee for wound dressings regardless of concessional status. Please speak to your doctor if you are experiencing financial hardship.