One of our members in Queensland has provided the following breakdown of costs (2005 figures).
He had private health insurance which covered his surgery.
“The operation went well and I have been out of Wesley Private Hospital (Brisbane, QLD) a couple of days now. The Dr’s and nurses of the Wesley Private were totally understanding and very sympathetic.
The bills are coming in from the hospital now: I am on a private health plan where I pay an excess of $200.
- Pathology was $35.00,
- ECG scan $32.00,
- Anaesthetic $195 (The rest of the bill for the anaesthetic was paid by private insurance)
- For a four night accommodation (and I got my own private room with my own ensuite) I was out of pocket $307 which I am extremely happy about.
My UK passport it finally came through with a M on it so was really thrilled about that. I have now my Australian and UK passports both with Male.