Amputation surgery, both primary amputation and subsequent secondary revision, is only occasionally covered by private health insurance – it is more usual for treatment costs to be covered by a combination of Insurers' contribution and self-pay methods.
If your procedure is covered by your private or company medical insurance, the hospital works with all the major healthcare insurance providers to ensure that you are looked after. You will need to liaise closely with your insurer through the stages of your treatment and ensure that the hospital is kept up to date with your policy information.. Paying for your own treatment.
If you do not have medical insurance, or are not covered for a particular treatment, you can choose to pay for the treatment as you need it. The hospital will prepare a fixed price quote tailored to meet your individual need, which will include the hospital costs and Consultant and Anaesthetist fees for your procedure. The fixed price fees are intended to give you peace of mind and ensure that your price will not change, no matter how complex your procedure. Please note that the hospital may charge for tests done in the outpatient consulting rooms as they are usually outside of the fixed price. Out patient consultations are not included in fixed price procedure quotes.
In either case, the hospital will be able provide guidance about paying for your procedure. Payment can be made to the hospitals by cash, cheque, credit or debit card.