Medicare 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 deception revealed

New investigation reveals DHS knew private Medicare details were for sale.

Medicare scare prompts review

The Government launches an independent review into Medicare accessibility.

Are your Medicare details for sale?

A popular site for illegal products offers Medicare details for $30.

Medicare rebate freeze to be lifted

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

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

Claiming your Medicare rebates is about to become more streamlined.

Saving Medicare

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

New Medicare package announced

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

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 offices are set to close on Saturdays.

Net medical expenses tax offset

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

Changes to

How will changes to the Centrelink website affect your dealings with this government agency?

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