Dinah_Harris, on 21 August 2012 - 01:00 PM, said:
Well, the quote arrived today and I am pleasantly surprised.
The cost is as follows:
* Tummy tuck: $3,500
* Hernia repair: $435
* Assistant: $500
Less Medicare/Health Insurance Rebates:
* Tummy tuck: $967
* Hernia: $200
* Assistant: $338
Out of Pocket Costs: $2,930
Plus anaesthetist costs - I don't know the cost of this yet, but Medicare covers 75% of the scheduled fee and my health fund coves 25% of the scheduled fee. I have to pay whatever is left.
My health fund totally covers the hospital costs. It is being done in a private hospital.
I am in Queensland by the way. I'm happy to PM anyone who would like it the name of my plastic surgeon.
If anyone has any other questions, also happy to answer them if I can.
Looking forward to 15th October!
Could you please send me details of who your surgeon was please I'm very interested