4D obstetric ultrasound now available at SCR Varsity Lakes
Many patients are now seeking a 4D scan during their pregnancy and in addition to our Women’s Imaging Centre (TWIC) service, SCR is now providing 4D obstetric ultrasound on our state-of-the-art GE ultrasound machines at Varsity Lakes practice.
Cost: additional $50 gap
Optimal time for scanning: 26-30 weeks
Medicare funding: no Medicare rebate available for the 4D scan
Requirements: pre-requisite is to have had a morphology assessment performed by South Coast Radiology between 17 and 22 weeks.
The 4D scan will now only be provided in conjunction with a 22 week+ scan, which requires one of Medicare's specific clinical criteria to be eligible for a Medicare rebate.
Notes: Please note that this is not a medically indicated scan. No request form / referral is required. Patients receive a DVD of the scan and relatives are welcome to attend.