The parent or the legal guardian is responsible for any financial obligations incurred in a child’s treatment.
All accounts for professional services rendered are payable on the day of treatment. Payments can be made by cash, direct debit, Master card, VISA, Amex. Credit card payments can also be taken over the phone.
Major treatment including treatment under general anaesthetic is to be paid in full no later than a week before treatment.
Fees for services rendered are the same for all patients, whether they are insured or not. Following treatment, a payment invoice will be issued to you. For payment using your Health fund card you may use the HICAPS terminal at our clinic or attach the payment receipt to your insurers claim form and send it to your insurer for reimbursement.
Medicare Child Dental Benefits Scheme (CDBS)
The CDBS was introduced by Medicare as a means-tested scheme to provide financial support for basic dental services for children aged between 2 and 17 years of age.
Eligibility is determined solely by Medicare. To check if you are eligible please contact Medicare on 132 011. Please note that General Anaesthetic dental services are not covered by the CDBS.