What does it cost to have a baby in hospital?
What does medicare cover when you have a baby?
Is there a big difference between public hospital and private hospital costs?
I mean, c'mon. Where is the true crime? Isn't this a podcast? Isn't it rude to talk about money? Well, I hate to be the one to say it but these are the facts.
This episode is a must-listen when you're making the decision about where to have a baby, and it's a follow on from E 03 What I Know Now - What is the difference between public and private hospitals.
When you become a parent it is the ultimate in adulting, so it's important to get clear on the costs of having a baby in a hospital. You do not want a surprise here. Get clear on the costs and what the add on extras are.
Know if you're choosing private too, know it's a business model and you want to make sure you get value for money.
I've listed some ideas on what sort of questions you can ask when you book into the hospital.
Make sure you're all up to date with medicare
Make sure you're across all the costs - no surprises!
If you need help, you can ask admissions for a patient liaison.
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For more information on Medicare, visit this link https://www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/individuals/subjects/how-enrol-and-get-started-medicare/enrolling-medicare
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The information herein WIKN is from our research and fact-checking. It is based on our experience, so make sure to always seek your very own professional advice before making any individual medical or wellbeing decisions.