Third party payments

You need to tell us if you received or will receive third party payments for losses you’re applying for under the COVID-19 Vaccine Claim Scheme.

What are third party payments

Third party payments are reimbursements or payments that entities have provided you to minimise your claim losses. Examples of third party payers include:

  • Centrelink, if you get an income support payments
  • Medicare, if you get a benefit
  • Health insurance, if you get rebates or care services provided
  • Sickness and accident or Superannuation Insurance
  • Work Cover
  • National Disability Insurance Agency.

How to tell us if third party payments apply to your claim

Download and complete the COVID-19 Vaccine Claims Scheme – Third Party Payment Statement.

What evidence do I need to provide

If you’ve received third party payments, you need to provide evidence of this. Examples of evidence include:

  • Centrelink statements
  • Medicare claims history statements identifying services related to your harm
  • Health fund statements identifying services related to your harm
  • Sickness or accident insurance statements showing payments received
  • Statement from Work Cover showing income support received
  • National Disability Insurance Scheme plans.
Page last updated: 6 February 2024.
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