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Withers Dental has HICAPS machines which allow us to claim from your health insurer on the day of the appointment, leaving only the gap to cover. If you forget your health fund card, we can provide a statement after payment which you can take to your insurer to claim. We also accept debit cards, credit cards, personal cheques and cash payments. Unfortunately, we do not accept Diners Club or American Express. Payment of your account is due on the day of your appointment. We also offer a payment plan option through Gem Visa and we now accept Afterpay. Please ask one of our friendly staff for application information.

AFTERPAY

Withers Dental are excited to announce we now accept Afterpay for all your dental needs up to the value of $1500. Afterpay is an easy Interest Free payment plan option which has no sign up fees and takes two minutes for instant approval. To find out more about how Afterpay works visit www.afterpay.com or call our lovely reception team.

FREE CHILDREN’S DENTISTRY

CHILD DENTAL BENEFITs schedule – BULK BILL MEDICARE (CDBS)

Withers Dental offers bulk billing for children covered under the Medicare Child Dental Benefits Schedule. Most children aged between two and 17 are eligible to receive up to $1000 worth of dental care over a two-year period. Check your child’s eligibility by phoning 132 011 or visit the Department of Health and Aging website for more information. Alternatively, ask one of our helpful reception team members to make the call for you.

DARLING DOWNS HOSPITAL AND HEALTH SERVICE VOUCHERS

DENTAL HOSPITAL VOUCHER SCHEME

Withers Dental is accepting patients referred from the Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service. Patients are referred to the practice with a voucher indicating the monetary value of treatment available to them. There are no out-of-pocket expenses for patients who provide the voucher prior to their appointment. If you would like more information, please phone the Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service on (07) 4616 6000.

HCF MORE FOR TEETH PROGRAM

As a HCF dental benefits member, you may be entitled to a free dental check-up, x-rays, clean and mouthguard every six months. HCF’s More for Teeth provider network can help you maintain great oral health. Available to HCF members with selected extras cover, it offers 100% back on a range of diagnostic and preventative services (subject to annual limits). Claims can be made on the day through our HICAPS machines. Please go to https://www.hcf.com.au/members/no-gap-services or call HCF on 13 13 34 for more information.

BUPA PREFERRED PROVIDER

Withers Dental is a proud preferred provider for BUPA members with extras cover. Depending on your level of cover, you can receive between 60 per cent and 100 per cent back on most general dental services. All claims can be made on the day of treatment through our HICAPS Machines. Orthodontic claims can also be made if your cover includes this option. Please go to www.bupa.com.au or call 1300 884 273 for more information.

DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS’ AFFAIRS (DVA)

We welcome all veterans to our practice and are always happy to provide extra care where it is needed. Our friendly reception staff will process all accounts on the day of treatment, so there is no need to wait for paperwork. Should you require DVA transport to and from the practice, please tell our reception staff when booking your appointment.

INTEREST-FREE Payment Plans – GEM Visa

Withers Dental offers payment plans through Gem Visa to enable you to finance your treatment. GEM Visa has a range of interest-free payment plan options for any treatment costing $500 or more. Simply apply through the GEM Visa website. Speak with our friendly reception team to find out more about payment plans.

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