I am a New Zealand resident (not a NZ citizen) on a foreign passport, currently residing in Sydney for the next couple of years. Im 10 weeks pregnant with our second child and I do not qualify for Medicare.
I do know that under the Reciprocal Health Agreement, I should be covered through the public system. But does anyone know what this means exactly?
I have called RPA (Royal Prince Albert Hospital) here in Sydney and spoken to so many people...no one can give me an answer!
I just need to know what im covered for...i.e. routine checks/scans/bloodtests?
Also, how much would it cost if i were to give birth there and what about overnight stay?
Any input would be HUGELY appreciated.
Thanks in advance
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09-07-2014 20:50 #1Junior Member
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Pregnant with second child. HELP! - how much to birth at public hospitals??
09-07-2014 21:01 #2
It says essential medical services which I don't think pregnancy includes. Your best bet is Medicare office. They should have the right details .
09-07-2014 21:06 #3
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