Services, payments and programs
Child Dental Benefits Schedule for health professionals
Information for dental practitioners who provide dental services through the Child Dental Benefits Schedule.
Closing the Gap PBS Co-payment for health professionals
Health professionals can help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians access low cost or free PBS medicines.
Disability Support Pension information for health professionals
Information for health professionals whose patients are applying for Disability Support Pension (DSP).
Healthcare Identifiers Service for health professionals
A national system that uses a unique number to match healthcare providers to individuals.
National Authentication Service for Health
Healthcare providers and supporting organisations use the National Authentication Service for Health (NASH) to securely access and share health information.
PBS and RPBS stationery
You need to use official prescription stationery to prescribe PBS and RPBS medicines.
Practice Incentives Program
The Practice Incentives Program (PIP) encourages general practices to continue providing quality care, enhance capacity, and improve access and health outcomes for patients.
Public Key Infrastructure
Services Australia Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) certificates are one way health professionals get secure access to our online services.
Remote Area Aboriginal Health Services (RAAHS or AHS) and the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme
RAAHS provide eligible Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) medicines for free to patients in remote areas.
Doing business online for health professionals
Use our online business solutions to save you time and paperwork, and help you get payments faster.
DVA education for health professionals
Help with Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) billing and claiming.
Education services for health professionals
Education resources to help you understand our health programs and do business with us.
Getting started with digital health
Electronic management of health and health related information. It’s a safer, better quality, more equitable and sustainable health system for all Australians.
Health professionals starting with Medicare
What you need to do to get set up with Medicare and more.
Incentive Programs education for health professionals
Learn about Incentive Programs to help you and your staff do business with us.
Independent review of health providers’ access to Medicare card numbers
The Australian Government commissioned a review in response to claims Medicare card details were sold on the internet. The review has closed and we are now implementing the recommendations.
Indigenous health education for health professionals
Learn about our health program payments and services to help improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians’ health outcomes.
Medicare information for health professionals
Important information for accessing Medicare as a health professional.
Changes to Medical Benefits Schedule (MBS) items from 1 January 2022
From 1 January, there’ll be changes to MBS items for Telehealth, COVID-19, Bulk Billing Incentives, Surgery and other items.
Rural bulk billing incentives are changing
From 1 January 2022 the bulk billing incentive items you can claim will be based on your location.
Place your PBS stationery order now to get it before Christmas
We don’t process PBS stationery orders during the Christmas and New Year period from 24 December 2021 to 3 January 2022.
Apply for your Medicare provider numbers (MPNs) early
We’re experiencing a peak in MPN applications. Make sure you get your MPN application in on time to avoid any delays.