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.

Are Medicare rebates classed as income?

Medicare rebates will now be paid electronically. How will this money be assessed?

Medicare payments go electronic

The way Medicare rebates are paid is changing to make the process more efficient

Medicare-funded dental system

Tony Abbot called for the introduction of a Medicare-funded dental system on Tuesday this week.

Medicare levy exemption for low-income earners

Low-income thresholds will be increased to ensure low-income earners remain exempt.

What is bulk billing?

Bulk billing is when your doctor bills Medicare directly, accepting the Medicare benefits as

Medicare government rebate

Families and individuals that pay private health insurance premiums are eligible for the Federal

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