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    Default Is There Anywhere To Get A FREE Early Ultrasound?

    I'm in Newcastle NSW and I want to get a dating scan done but I know it's going to cost at least $100 to get it done where the doctor usually sends me. Is there anywhere I can get it done that's covered by medicare and health care so its effectively free for me?

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    Ring around and see... I'm in canberra and just had a second dating scan (they couldn't see anything the first time) and I was bulk billed both times, but with first bubba I went somewhere else and had to pay. Most places will accept your referral even if it's for somewhere else (don't quote me on that though) or ring around then ask your doctor for a referral to the place you want to go

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    i agree ring around. Unless your doc knows a bulk billing place?

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    I live in Brisbane and my dating scans and morph scans have always been free, I go to a bulk billing centre. I only had to pay for the NT scan.

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    Mine was done free in Sydney. All my scans were free

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    I had a scan done for free 2 years ago and went back to the same place in october this year and had to pay, I asked them and they said medicare had changed their policy and that they no longer bulk bill ultrasounds done under 17weeks gest. When were your free scans done?

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    Quote Originally Posted by AlwaysTheQuietOne View Post
    I had a scan done for free 2 years ago and went back to the same place in october this year and had to pay, I asked them and they said medicare had changed their policy and that they no longer bulk bill ultrasounds done under 17weeks gest. When were your free scans done?
    Mine was done on monday!

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