Disaster Health Care Assistance Scheme
Help with out of pocket health costs you have from an act of terrorism or natural disaster the scheme covers.
- for specific international act of terrorism and natural disaster events
covers health care provided in Australia you need directly due to the event.
If you’re an Australian resident, you may be able to get help with reasonable health related out of pocket costs.
Under the scheme, we can help you with reasonable out of pocket costs for health care you get in Australia.
Page last updated: 22 November 2019
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