Accounts and charges
At the Noarlunga Hospital, you have the choice to be admitted as a private or public patient.
As a public patient:
- you will be treated by a doctor(s) assigned by the hospital
- you will not be charged for most medical or hospital services
Please note: in accordance with the Medicare Agreement, after 35 days of continuous hospitalisation, if a person is not receiving ‘acute care’ they will be charged the appropriate residential care fee. For more information and advice, please phone the Hospital Billing Section on 8275 1660.)
As a private patient:
At the Noarlunga Hospital you can choose to be admitted as a private patient. Admission as a private patient has benefits for both you and the hospital. For more information please visit the attending hospital as a private patient page.