Billing policy

Outpatient services

Pathology testing on samples collected by your doctor or one of our collection staff

Inpatient services

Pathology testing performed on samples collected while in hospital

Tests are billed as non-Medicare testing for the account of the patient or company (as per agreement where an agreement is in place).

With the two exceptions below, pathology costs for International Students and any children of International Students (with and without health insurance) are for the account of the individual patient. Patients with health insurance may claim any rebates as per the cover from the insurer.

Capital Pathology direct-bills accounts for International Students insured by OSHC Allianz and Medibank Private.


For any further enquiries please contact our Accounts Receivable Department on 02 6285 9888.

Refer to the section Patient Account Payment for more information on the various payment options.

Other International Patients

Pathology testing for International Patients other than students and any children of International Patients (with and without health insurance) are billed at AMA rates for the account of the individual patient. Patients with health insurance may claim any rebates as per the cover from the insurer.

Please be advised that refunds may incur an administration and processing fee of $40, which will be deducted from the refundable balance.