The Harbour Spine Centre is a strong advocate for transparency and fairness in medical fees.
The cost of office consultation is advised in writing at the time of booking.
Surgery fees for privately insured patients in private hospitals
Should you require surgery, you will be advised of the relevant fees in writing, including costs pertaining to anaesthesia. We will provide a comprehensive cost estimate to the best of our ability – surgery itself is stressful enough without having to worry about unknown or unexpected costs!
Routine spine surgeries, including discectomies, laminectomies and most neck surgeries, are covered under the Gapcover Known-Gap scheme, and out-of-pocket costs are limited to a maximum of $500.
Complex deformity and reconstructive surgeries may incur additional out-of-pocket costs, which will be advised in writing prior to booking.
Surgery fees for privately insured patients in public hospitals
Private patients admitted to public hospitals are covered under the Gapcover No-Gap scheme. The Harbour Spine Centre applies no out-of-pocket cost to patients admitted to Royal North Shore Hospital, Children’s Hospital Westmead or Westmead Hospital as private patients.