Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Scheme
Medicare benefits to help with treatment costs for cleft lip and cleft palate conditions.
To get this you must be:
- enrolled in Medicare
- under 28
- diagnosed by a doctor with a cleft lip, cleft palate or other eligible condition and you started treatment before you turned 22.
Read the full conditions under who can get it.
You can ask your health professional if your condition is eligible under the scheme.
You can get treatment under the scheme if you're enrolled in Medicare.
Page last updated: 6 November 2019
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