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.

Pay your GP what you want

woman waiting to pay her GP

Pay your GP what you want

Provocative plan shows people would pay more for shorter waiting times, longer consults.

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Health insurance in ‘death spiral’

Health insurance in ‘death spiral’

Health insurance in ‘death spiral’

NIB boss wants Medicare abolished.

Medicare rebate freeze explained

How does the Medicare rebate freeze affect you?

Medicare rebate freeze explained

Labor promises to end freeze within 50 days if it is elected.

Medicare to benefit

Medicare to benefit from our healthy economy

Medicare to benefit

It seems that a healthy economy means big health spending.

Is it time for universal dental care?

Is it time for universal dental care?

Is it time for universal dental care?

Calls for introduction of a Medicare-style universal insurance scheme for primary dental care.

What’s not covered by Medicare?

What’s not covered by Medicare?

What’s not covered by Medicare?

What’s not covered by Medicare and the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme?

Is healthcare a two-tiered system?

Is healthcare a two-tiered system?

Is healthcare a two-tiered system?

Senior economist Matt Grudnoff reveals who the healthcare burden is hurting the most.

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