Accounts and charges for Noarlunga Hospital

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.