Medicare

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 revelations raise questions over Tudge’s competence

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

Medicare scare prompts Government to review accessibility

The Government launches an independent review into Medicare accessibility.

Medicare patient details are available to buy on the ‘darknet’

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

Turnbull Government set to unwind Medicare rebate freeze

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

Retired man trying to save Medicare threatened by the DHS instead

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

Medicare rebates: register your bank details to claim

Claiming your Medicare rebates is about to become more streamlined.

Saving Medicare – Professor Brian Owler suggests how

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

Health: Government announces new ‘Healthier Medicare’ package

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 Centrelink.gov.au

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

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