The following is a guideline to your bariatric surgery costs and procedures
All our initial weight loss consultations are bulk billed
IT IS PREFERABLE THAT ALL BARIATRIC PATIENTS BE IN A PRIVATE HEALTH FUND TO ACCESS BARIATRIC SERVICES. UNINSURED PATIENTS MAY ALSO BE CONSIDERED (Please let us know if uninsured when making an appointment).
We strongly advise you ring your private health insurer to ascertain any rebates to which you might be entitled. Bariatric services are offered to patients aged 18-75. The Surgeons do not participate in any private health insurer’s “gap scheme”.
A current referral from a GP or Medical Specialist is required.
|Procedure||Item nr||Fee||Rebate (approx)|
|INITIAL Weight Loss Consultation||104||bulk bill||no out of pocket costs|
|Initial General Consultation||104||$160||$73.85|
|Dietitian Appointment||Initial Visit||$150||$60|
|Gastric Bypass – Initial/FU||31581||$6,500-$7,500||$1,250|
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Mr Jon Armstrong and Mr Siva Gounder provide an effective and convenient service to patients by offering SKYPE and TeleHealth as an initial appointment.
Skype appointments are available for patients who live or work in Regional areas and are looking to discuss the suitability of weight loss surgery, without the need to fly into Perth.
Patient Assisted Travel Scheme (PATS) may also be possible dependant on your circumstances.
Regular follow ups have proven to increase the success of weight loss surgery, and having access to SKYPE appointments will assist you in achieving/maintaining weight loss goals.