Medicare Compensation Recovery

You will need to repay any related Medicare benefits if your compensation claim settles for more than $5,000. This amount includes all costs.

If you’ve had an injury or illness, you may get Medicare benefits or subsidies for your medical treatment.

You’ll need to repay these if you get compensation of more than $5,000 including legal costs.

Compensation is money you may get for an injury or illness. It can be a payment from an insurance company, an individual or another company.

Page last updated: 5 June 2023.
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