Private Patients – 5352 9300

Electing to use your Private Health Insurance supports the future of East Grampians Health Service.

The funds received allows East Grampians Health Service to purchase new and replacement equipment, maintain facilities and undertake more elective surgery, reducing waiting times across the region. It also allows us to continue to provide a broad range of high quality services to the local community.

Using your private health insurance whilst being treated at East Grampians Health Service will entitle you to benefits during your hospital stay.  Inpatient unit and midwifery benefits include:

  • No out of pocket expenses
  • Preferential access to a single room with ensuite
  • Greater range of beverage and menu options
  • Daily newspaper

* Please note that a Surgeon’s booking fee is not considered part of your hospital admission and will be payable by you.

Additionally, our billing system allows us to automatically process all claims to Medicare and your Health Insurance company on your behalf, meaning you won’t receive any bills relating to your admission. Should you receive an unexpected out of pocket expense regarding your admission, simply forward it to:

Finance Department
East Grampians Health Service
P.O. Box 155  Ararat, 3377

To help answer your questions and discuss the options available to you as a private patient, please contact our reception staff on (03) 5352 9300, who will direct your call to the appropriate department.

All Visiting Medical Officers who perform procedures at East Grampians Health Service are able to accept both private and public patients.

Please click the link below to download our Private Patient Brochure

Private Health Insurance – BRAC09