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Mirena insertion out of pocket?
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#1 babyadvocate

Posted 19 December 2012 - 08:11 AM

Hi Everyone,

I had my Mirena inserted at a Womens Clinic in Melbourne and paid $250 out of pocket. It my fault for not checking properly, but I assumed I would get something back.

Not happy Jan, not exactly swimming in money this time of year!!!
How much did you pay out of pocket?

#2 Azadel

Posted 19 December 2012 - 08:14 AM

Had mine inserted a year ago at Marie Stopes in Sydney and paid about the same.

#3 mandala

Posted 19 December 2012 - 08:17 AM

I had mine done privately, by the OB that delivered DS - and it was $100 out of pocket for the procedure plus $30 for the mirena. However, I didn't have to have an initial consultation because she already knew me and my history.  The follow-up appointment to check for placement and side-effects was bulk-billed. I was told of the costs when I booked in, so I had plenty of warning.

It's much better value long term than the Pill! But it's really annoying when you don't know up front and when it comes at a bad time of year.

#4 bebe12

Posted 19 December 2012 - 09:13 AM


i bought the mirena for about $30, and had it insert at the gyn clinic at the public hospital for nothing. check up with gp again bulk billed.

#5 PureBliss

Posted 19 December 2012 - 09:11 PM

I got one today. $35 for the mirena, $160 for the consult ( private ob), getting $75 back from Medicare.

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