Services, payments and programs
Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Scheme for health professionals
Eligible patients can access Medicare benefits for corrective services under the Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Scheme.
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.
Highly specialised drugs
Highly specialised drugs (HSDs) are subsidised through the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) and administered under section 100 of the National Health Act 1953.
Patients can claim their Medicare benefit and have it paid into their bank account through your practice’s EFTPOS terminal.
Medicare eligibility to provide diagnostic imaging and radiation oncology services
Information about what practices need to do to be eligible for Medicare benefits for providing diagnostic imaging and radiation oncology services.
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.
PBS approved supplier
Approved suppliers can be an approved pharmacist, approved medical practitioner or approved hospital authority.
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.
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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.