Frequently Asked Questions

How to make an appointment

In most instances, your referral will have been sent directly to us by your GP.  We will contact you to book your appointment once this has been received. 

If you haven't heard from us, or need to change your appointment, please call our reception team on 03 6331 6088.

What should I bring?

  • Medicare card

  • Private health insurance details

  • Workcover or MAIB claim number (if applicable)

  • X-rays
    Often we can access these online if they have been taken recently.  If you have been given hard copies of your X-rays, please bring these along. 

How much will my consultation cost?

Consultation fees are settled on the day of your appointment. EFTPOS is available. 

Initial Consult fee 

Private patients: $170

Pension/HCC holders: $120

Medicare rebate $76.15*


Subsequent Consult fees
Private patients: $95

Pension/HCC holders: $70
Medicare rebate $38.25*


*With a valid referral from your GP​​

Will I be out of pocket for my surgery?

Mr Butorac has an agreement with most health funds to charge a “known gap” for procedures. Patient out-of-pocket expenses are minimised through this arrangement.

The gap is typically $200-$400 depending on the complexity of the surgery. This amount will be provided to you during your consultation. 

 

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