Category Archive: Medical

Jul 16 2017

Medicare

Medicare is the Australian publicly funded Health Care Service. Medicare provides access to a range of medical services, low cost prescriptions and free care as a public patient in a public hospital. Medicare is available to eligible Australian residents and some visitors to Australia. Cover includes: Free or subsidised treatment by health professionals such as …

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Jul 23 2016

Cost of Contact Lenses in Australia

Cost of Contact Lenses in Australia Contact lenses are best bought from an Online supplier in Australia, or even overseas, if you are looking for the best prices. Even better is buying from an Australian supplier who supplies direct from overseas taking the Australian Treasurer at his word, and allowing you to buy, without paying …

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May 10 2016

Bulk Billing Rates in Australia

Bulk Billing Rates for GP services

NSW has the highest rate of GP Bulk Billing at 87.30%
ACT has the lowest at 53.70%

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Mar 21 2016

Cost of Ambulance Transport in Australia

Ambulance Transport is NOT free in Australia Medicare does NOT cover the cost of emergency transport or other ambulance services. Insurance for Ambulance services is highly recommended for those who may need it. Nationwide Department of Veterans Affairs Gold Card holders are covered for state ambulance services in every state by the Department of Veterans …

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Oct 15 2015

After Hours GP Home Visits Bulk Billed

National Home Doctor Service 13SICK (137425) Contact: Tel: 13SICK (137425) Web: http://www.homedoctor.com.au   Details: Doctors will visit from 6pm weeknights, 12 noon Saturday and all day Sunday and public holidays. Call Centres are open from 4pm weeknights, 10am Saturday, all day Sunday and public holidays, to take bookings. National Home Doctor Service is a network …

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Sep 16 2015

Child Dental Benefits Schedule

Dental Benefits for children aged 2 to 17 From 2014, the Child Dental Benefits Schedule provides financial support for basic dental services for children aged 2 ??17. To be eligible the child must be: aged between 2 and 17 for at least 1 day of the calendar year eligible for Medicare and The Parent, (Carer), …

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Mar 23 2014

ePharmacy – Australia

ePharmacy – Australia ePharmacy has continued to be at the forefront of internet pharmacy in Australia. With its partnership with Chemist Warehouse, the group now employs over 1,000 staff generating in excess of 200 million dollars revenue per annum. Specials valid to April 13, 2014 Half Price – Swisse Vitamins Half Price – Swisse Deep …

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Mar 18 2014

My Chemist – Australia

My Chemist – Australia My Chemist is part of the same group as Chemist Warehouse, ePharmacy & MyBeautySpot.   My Chemist is a group of independent Pharmacies, who share a common philosophy. We are dedicated to the health and well being of you and your family. We have a desire to provide you with the …

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Aug 01 2013

Excess Private Health Insurance Refund or Reduction

Changes in the Tax system have resulted in many people losing part of the 30% Rebate on Private Medical Insurance premiums. Those singles with an income of over $84,000 in the 2012-13 tax year, are now only eligible for up to a 20% rebate on those premiums. The problem is appearing as people do their …

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Jan 31 2011

Hayfever in Australia

Hayfever is quite common in Australia, and the most common medicines in use for this are the Telfast and Zyrtec tablets. Telfast is common in the 180mg size whilst Zyrtec is common in the 10mg size. This brings me to the point of this post. Someone asked if the 180mg dose was safe when there …

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