Services, payments and programs if you’re a medical specialist.
Services, payments and programs
Eligible patients can access Medicare benefits for corrective services under the Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Scheme.
Information for health professionals whose patients are applying for Disability Support Pension (DSP).
A national system that uses a unique number to match healthcare providers to individuals.
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.
Information about what practices need to do to be eligible for Medicare benefits for providing diagnostic imaging and radiation oncology services.
Healthcare providers and supporting organisations use the National Authentication Service for Health (NASH) to securely access and share health information.
You need to use official prescription stationery to prescribe PBS and RPBS medicines.
Approved suppliers can be an approved pharmacist, approved medical practitioner or approved hospital authority.
Use our online business solutions to save you time and paperwork, and help you get payments faster.
Help with Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) billing and claiming.
Education resources to help you understand our health programs and do business with us.
Electronic management of health and health related information. It’s a safer, better quality, more equitable and sustainable health system for all Australians.
What you need to do to get set up with Medicare and more.
Learn about Incentive Programs to help you and your staff do business with us.
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.
Learn about our health program payments and services to help improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians’ health outcomes.
Important information for accessing Medicare as a health professional.
It’s mandatory to report COVID-19 and flu vaccinations to the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR).
If you’re assessing patients for their suitability to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, use the new MBS items.
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