This card entitles the child in your care to cheaper medicines under the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme.
You may get extra concessions from state and local government authorities and some private organisations. Health Care Card concessions vary in each state and territory. Please check with the organisation providing the concession.
Read more about the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme.
Page last updated: 24 May 2019
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