Iron Infusions

An iron infusion is a procedure where a medication – Iron is delivered directly into a vein in your arm.  At
Highgate Health we administer all iron infusions by diluting the medication into a saline solution and administer it with an Infusion pump.

Please note Iron Infusions do not have an item number for medicare billing therefore no rebate is available

In order to provide Iron Infusions we require: 

1. Recent blood results (last three months)
2. The Iron Medication

We DO NOT need a referral

The following options are available

1. Just the iron Infusions (Cost $150.00) – you will need to collect the iron medication
(The medication cost with PBS is $31.60)

2. If you have recent blood results but do not have a prescription  we can offer a bulk billed teleconsult and then you can collect iron form the chemist before the infusion book here

3. Full service – You turn up to the appointment with recent blood results and we supply the iron and provide the Infusions

Iron cost with Medicare (PBS) $31.60 (without Medicare the cost is $300.00) 
Iron Infusion     – $150.00

Service fee –     – $25.00
Total cost         – $206.60

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How do I prepare for an Iron Infusion?

Your doctor will give you specific instructions for preparing for your iron infusion treatment.

Some basic things you can do to prepare on the day of your infusion include:

– eat normally, as there is no need to fast for an iron infusion.
– be well hydrated.
– wear comfortable / loose clothes.
– take your regular medications.
– be prepared to have a small needle put in your arm or hand.
– have next of kin details available in case you have an adverse reaction.