Most useful information for Medicare

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  1. How to claim
  2. Medicare claims

Proof of payment for a Medicare claim

You need to give us proof of payment to support your Medicare claim.

  1. Enrolling in Medicare
  2. If you’re a New Zealand citizen

Documents to enrol in Medicare if you’re a New Zealand citizen

You need to provide documents that prove your identity and residency.

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Medicare Two-way claim form (MS001)

Use this form together with a Medicare claim form to submit your in-hospital and ancillary claims with Medicare and your private health fund.

  1. Top payments
  2. Medicare Safety Nets

How to manage your Medicare Safety Net

How to check your Medicare Safety Net threshold, and let us know if your family situation changes.

  1. Enrolling in Medicare
  2. If you’re an Australian permanent resident

Documents to enrol in Medicare if you've applied for permanent residency

You need to provide documents that prove your identity and residency.

  1. Medicare Safety Nets
  2. What are the thresholds

Verified and unverified payments

Verified payments count towards your thresholds, while unverified payments don’t.

  1. How to enrol
  2. Enrolling in Medicare

Enrolling in Medicare if you’re a New Zealand citizen

To enrol in Medicare you need to prove you live in Australia.

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PBS/RPBS Safety Net prescription record form and application for a Safety Net card form (PB240)

Use this form to help you keep a record of how much you have spent on PBS/RPBS medicines and to apply for a PBS Safety Net card.

  1. Enrolling in Medicare
  2. If you’re an Australian permanent resident

Documents to enrol in Medicare if you’re a permanent resident

You need to provide documents that prove your identity and residency.

  1. Top payments
  2. Medicare Safety Nets

How Medicare Safety Nets and thresholds work

Understand the Safety Nets and the dollar amounts that count towards your thresholds.

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Page last updated: 10 December 2021.