Lactation ServicesLactation Services

 

Pioneer Health’s qualified Lactation Consultant, Mel Scott, can provide help and advice to new mothers having difficulties breastfeeding.  Mel can assist with problems such as latching difficulties, painful nursing, low milk production and baby’s lack of weight gain. With 12+ years experience as a midwife, Mel can also offer advice to mothers and fathers on all aspects of caring for a new born.

Fees involved with seeing Mel:

INITIAL CONSULTATION: Baby 0-6 weeks old

(IF BABY IS OLDER THAN 6 WEEKS AT INITIAL CONSULT, SEE FEES ON TABLE BELOW "BABY 6+ WEELS OLD")
PIONEER OBSTETRIC PATIENTS
If you are an obstetric patient of Pioneer Health, your first consult with Mel is bulk-billed (no out-of-pocket cost) if your baby is less than 6 weeks old.
NON-PIONEER OBSTETRIC PATIENTS
 
Fee
Medicare rebate
Out-of-pocket Cost

Standard

Fee
$141.75
Medicare rebate
$66.75
Out-of-pocket Cost
$75.00

Health
Care Card

Fee
$116.75
Medicare rebate
$66.75
Out-of-pocket Cost
$50.00

ANY SUBSEQUENT POSTNATAL APPOINTMENTS

Baby 0-6 weeks old
 
Appt Type
Fee
Medicare rebate
Out-of-pocket Cost

Standard

Appt Type
Short
 / Long
Fee
$95.40
 / $116.75
Medicare rebate
$45.40
 / $66.75
Out-of-pocket Cost
$50.00
 / $50.00

Health
Care Card

Appt Type
Short
 / Long
Fee
$81.90
 / $103.25
Medicare rebate
$45.40
 / $66.75
Out-of-pocket Cost
$36.50
 / $36.50
Baby 6+ weeks old
 
Appt Type
Fee
Medicare rebate
Out-of-pocket Cost

Standard

Appt Type
Short
 / Long
Fee
$95.40
 / $116.75
Medicare rebate
nil
 / nil
Out-of-pocket Cost
$95.40
 / $116.75

Health
Care Card

Appt Type
Short
 / Long
Fee
$81.90
 / $103.25
Medicare rebate
nil
 / nil
Out-of-pocket Cost
$81.90
 / $103.25

We are delighted to open the Albany Skin Clinic and hope to provide a new, high quality service to our patients in the Great Southern.