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    Default Do obstetrician for $2000k-$3000k really exist???

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    I've heard of some mothers paying $2000k-$3000k for obstetrician in Melbourne. Has anyone paid this much for their obstetrician? I am paying $4500 and thought I had a great deal. what is everyone else's experience? names of obstetrician will be great! Good luck mothers

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    I paid $250 for mine (my hospital excess).

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    I think his fees were around $1800 and I was out of pocket around $300. This is about an hour from Melbourne.

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    Yep I live on the qld sunshine coast and we are paying $2100 at 20 weeks ( a management plan) and that's it. Everything else, hospital, etc is covered by the health fund.

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    Yep I have just booked into mine and his management fee is $2500 all appointments other than the initial appointment ($230 with $104 back from Medicare) are all bulk billed, the only other thing onto is my 20w ultrasound (I don't do the NT scan).
    He is a wonderful supportive OB who attended and delivered DS

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    I pay my OB $2100 at 28 weeks

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    Do you get much back on Medicare? I paid around $5k but got back just over $1k from Medicare. Unfortunately that's the price for the good ones

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    Quote Originally Posted by Seraph8 View Post
    Do you get much back on Medicare? I paid around $5k but got back just over $1k from Medicare. Unfortunately that's the price for the good ones
    Good ones? You mean the ones who choose to charge more than the Medicare cap

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    Quote Originally Posted by Seraph8 View Post
    Do you get much back on Medicare? I paid around $5k but got back just over $1k from Medicare. Unfortunately that's the price for the good ones
    Yeouch! That hurts. Mine was awesome....And classed as a very very "good one".

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    I'm seeing one of the top private obs practices in Brisbane and the pregnancy management fee is $2895.


 

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