Dr Cutbush’s surgical fees are guided by the Australian Medical Association schedule of fees. Dr Cutbush does not no gap or known gap initial surgical procedures.
We will give you, our patient, the best possible care for your shoulder problem. It isn’t possible to do this through a bulk billing practice.
You will be advised of your postoperative appointment before you discharge from hospital. For most shoulder procedures Dr Cutbush will want to see you six weeks after your operation to review your progress and to discuss your future rehabilitation.
Physiotherapists are experts at guiding your postoperative rehabilitation. We arrange your postoperative appointments as co-appointments with an expert shoulder physiotherapist from Extend Rehabilitation and with Dr Cutbush. If it doesn’t suit you to see the physiotherapist with Dr Cutbush please let us know and we will book your postoperative apointment with Dr Cutbush only.
Occassionally, a minor procedure such as an injection may be performed during your consultation. You may be charged extra for these procedures.
Payment is required at the time of your consultation. You may pay by Eftpos, credit card, cash, cheque, money order. The credit cards that the office accepts are Visa, MasterCard and Bankcard only.
Please advise the office prior to your consultation if another party such as Workcover or an insurance company will be paying Dr Cutbush’s fees. Before seeing Dr Cutbush we will need your claim number and insurer contact details, to confirm with the third party that they accept to pay your account. Invariably, the confirmation will need to be via letter, email or fax. If the third party does not agree, you will need to pay the consultation fee before seeing Dr Cutbush.
Confirmation of your appointment
If you give the office your mobile phone number, an SMS reminder will be sent out one business day prior to your appointment. Please reply to the SMS to confirm your attendance.
Cancelling or rescheduling an appointment
Please let us know at least one day prior to your appointment if you need to cancel or reschedule.
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