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Cost If No Health Fund Insurance

Updated 1 November 2016
Surgeon's fees:
45641 Rhinoplasty with graft from nose      $5,782.00
41672 Septal reconstruction 1,019.50
41692 SMR reduction of one turbinate 245.50
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Total surgeon's fee $7,047.00
Medicare rebate 1,071.66
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Balance to pay $5,945.34
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Occasional extra:
51300 Assistant surgeon 250.00
Medicare rebate 90.43
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Balance to pay $159.57
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General anaesthesia:
Anaesthetist (up to) 1,050.00
Medicare rebate 279.50
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Balance to pay (up to) $770.50
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Total net medical fees      $6,875.41
Private hospital
1 night (Shared room) 938.75
Theatre 3,458.47
Extras 50.00
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Balance to pay 4,447.20
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Total net hospital charges 4,447.20
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Total out of pocket $11,322.61
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NB: The anaesthetist fee depends on the length of the operation. The listed anaesthetist fee is only an approximation.

Sometimes there is a need to do a supplementary operation such as alar base reduction at 6 months. That is charged for separately and is usually performed under local anaesthetic at the Brookvale rooms.

Hospital charges are for Castlecrag Private Hospital, effective November 2013.



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