Medicare

Medicare AustraliaMedicare is Australia’s health care system that ensures all Australians have access to low-cost medical, optometrical and hospital care. YourLifeChoices Medicare page provides you with the latest news and updates including covered health services and programs.

Whether you are after information on claiming your Medicare payments online, how government private health insurance rebates work or even how to get your doctor's appointments bulk billed, you are in the right place.

Medicare rebate freeze to be lifted

Turnbull Government set to unwind Medicare rebate freeze

Medicare rebate freeze to be lifted

The Turnbull Government appears set to unwind the Medicare rebate freeze.

Top Stories

  1. Net medical expenses tax offset
  1. Changes to Centrelink.gov.au
  1. Medicare payments go electronic
  1. Are Medicare rebates classed as income?
  1. Medicare-funded dental system

DHS threatens ‘Save Medicare’ man

Retired man trying to save Medicare threatened by the DHS instead

DHS threatens ‘Save Medicare’ man

A retired man trying to save Medicare is threatened by the DHS for his trouble.

Medicare rebate cheques to end

Medicare rebates: register your bank details to claim

Medicare rebate cheques to end

Claiming your Medicare rebates is about to become more streamlined.

Saving Medicare

Saving Medicare – Professor Brian Owler suggests how

Saving Medicare

Prof. Brian Owler shares his opinion on how our health system can be saved.

New Medicare package announced

New Medicare package announced

New Medicare package announced

Changes to the public health system could see the introduction of health care homes.

GP co-payment ‘dumped’

GP co-payment ‘dumped’

GP co-payment ‘dumped’

The $7 GP co-payment has been ‘dumped’, but GPs may still be able to charge.

Medicare to close on Saturdays

Medicare to close on Saturdays

Medicare to close on Saturdays

Medicare offices are set to close on Saturdays.

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