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.

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.

Top Stories

  1. Changes to Centrelink.gov.au
  1. Medicare payments go electronic
  1. Are Medicare rebates classed as income?
  1. Medicare-funded dental system
  1. Lodge your Medicare claim online

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.

Net medical expenses tax offset

Net medical expenses tax offset

Net medical expenses tax offset

Will you still be able to claim the net medical expenses tax offset next year?

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