Patients might notice that in some scenarios, a $1 charge may appear on their bank statement.

This $1 transaction is called a “pre-authorisation”. When using Medipass, in some situations (such as saving a new payment card), a $1 pre-authorisation may be made to ensure the card is valid. This authorisation is voided immediately so a patient/cardholder is never actually charged.

While a pre-authorisation may temporarily appear on online statements (for typically just one to seven days), the value was not and will never actually be deducted from patient bank accounts. A patient can contact their bank if they have any concerns about this or the status of the transaction.

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