If you are staying in hospital for one or more nights please bring the following items:
Please do not bring any valuables with you.
Bendigo Health is a public hospital, however you may elect to utilise your private health insurance. Our Private Patient Liaison Officer is available to answer any questions you may have regarding your admission.
Choosing to use your private health insurance at Bendigo Health contributes additional funding to your local hospital, helping maintain facilities and provide more equipment and services to the community.
Bendigo Health also offers private patients a range of extra benefits to enjoy. Conditions apply, so please contact the Private Patient Liaison officer on 5454 7523 for details.
If your admission is the result of a traffic or work related accident you will be admitted as a compensable patient. Please notify staff if this applies to you. You must still elect to be public or private in the event of your claim being rejected. No accounts will be sent to you if you tell us who is responsible for your medical expenses.
Please notify staff if you personally are the holder of a Department of Veterans Affairs Gold or White Card. All of your claimable accounts will then be sent to DVA.
If you are an overseas visitor not eligible for Medicare cover, you can obtain treatment at Bendigo Health as an Overseas Ineligible patient.
The below information sheet provides an overview of expected costs for overseas ineligible patients.
Please call Medicare Australia on 13 20 11 for further information.