Informed Financial Consent

Informed Financial Consent is a collaboration between doctors and patients.

General Surgeons Australia is pleased to provide cobadged guidelines with the Australian Medical Association, designed to assist patients to understand their health care and its costs.

Questions to ask your doctor about costs before you go to hospital

  1. What are your fees?

  2. Are there any fees for other doctors?

  3. Will I have any out-of-pocket costs?

  4. Is your fee an estimate only?

  5. Can I have an estimate of your fees in writing?

  6. If the cost changes, when will you let me know?

  7. What if I need a prosthesis/implant?

  8. Should I contact my health fund?

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