• As a public patient you:

    - Must be eligible to receive treatment under Medicare
    - Will be treated by doctors nominated by the hospital
    - Cannot choose a specific doctor to provide his/her medical treatment
    - Will not be charged for medical hospital services

    You cannot choose to be a public patient if you:

    - Elect to be treated by a doctor of your own choice
    - Elect to occupy a bed in a single room
    - Are not eligible to receive treatment under Medicare

     
     
     
       
       
       
         
         
         
         
           
           
           
           

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