Reciprocal Health Care Agreements
Agreements with 11 countries that covers the cost of medically necessary care when Australians visit certain countries and visitors from these countries visit Australia.
Individual Healthcare Identifiers
A number that identifies you for health care purposes.
Medicare Compensation Recovery
You need to repay us for Medicare benefits if your compensation claim settles for more than $5,000. This amount includes all costs.
Medicare Entitlement Statement
Ask for a Medicare Entitlement Statement (MES) if you’re not eligible for Medicare and want to claim the Medicare levy exemption.
You can no longer claim Sickness Allowance. But you may be able to claim another income support payment.
Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme
Some prescription medicines can cost a lot of money. The Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) can lower the cost.
Australian Organ Donor Register
The national register where you record your organ and tissue donation decision.
Medicare benefit tax statement
We no longer issue tax statements for Medicare benefits.
Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Scheme
Medicare benefits to help with treatment costs for cleft lip and cleft palate conditions.
External Breast Prostheses Reimbursement Program
Help with the cost of an external breast prosthesis after breast cancer surgery. You can get up to a maximum of $400 for each prosthesis.