How much does an ambulance cost in South Australia?

If you’re a resident of South Australia, you can expect to pay a minimum call-out fee of $237 for a non-emergency ambulance and $1,064 in an emergency. In both instances, you can also expect to pay a per kilometre fee of $6.10.

How do you call an ambulance in South Australia?

Calling Triple Zero (000) South Australia’s ambulance and emergency medical services provides emergency medical assistance, treatment and transport, non-urgent patient transport and high-quality patient care to the people of South Australia. Triple Zero (000) is a free call from any phone, mobile or phone box.

Is ambulance free for pensioners in SA?

In South Australia, ambulance services are not free or covered by Medicare. South Australia operates a user-pays ambulance service, meaning treatment and transport costs are charged to the patient receiving care.

Do pensioners get free ambulance cover Australia wide?

Do pensioners get free ambulance cover Australia wide? Yes! We cover this in more detail below for the differences across states.

How do I contact emergency services?

By phone

  1. Emergency 999. Call 999 if:
  2. Non-emergency 101. Call 101 for non-emergency enquiries.
  3. Anti-terrorist hotline 0800 789 321.
  4. Calling from abroad +44 20 7230 1212.
  5. By phone 0800 555 111.
  6. @metpoliceuk.

How much is the ambulance fee?

Emergency Ambulance Services (EAS) Common Fees

General Conveyance Charges Ranges Private Ambulance Operators
Hope First Response / Hope Ambulance
Conveyance Fees
1-Way OH1 to A&E 90-300 150-200
1-Way After OH to A&E 120-500 200-250

How much does an ambulance cost in Australia?

Emergency Ambulance Services

Services Cost
Emergency ambulance service (treatment and transport) $1000 (+$14/km for every km travelled outside the ACT)
Emergency ambulance service (treatment not including transport) $693

How do I get ambulance cover in Australia?

Most Health Care Concession Card and Full Aged Pensioner Concession Card holders are entitled to free emergency ambulance services within the ACT. However, if you’re not eligible for a concession and you’d like Ambulance Cover, you can purchase it from a private health fund, or through the state ambulance service.

How much does it cost to call an ambulance in Australia?