Who Pays?

This table outlines who pays for your hospital and medical services. In some cases, more than one party contributes to the cost of services.

  Medicare onemedifund You
Hospital
Cover
Extras
Cover
Out of hospital
Doctors' fees (including GPs, specialists, radiology, pathology, etc.)
X X
In hospital
Doctors' fees (including GPs, specialists, radiology, pathology, etc.)
X
Public hospital charges
 - Public Patient
X X X
Public hospital charges
- Private Patient
X X
Private hospital charges X X
Dental X X
Optical appliances
(glasses, contact lenses)
X X
Ambulance services X X
Other services
(like physiotherapy, chiropractic, psychology, osteopathy, podiatry)
X X