Medicare Australia

Medicare Australia

Organisation Phone
13 2011
1800 552 152 TTY
Organisation Email
GPO Box 9822 Adelaide, SA 5001 Australia
Parent Body:
Australian Government Department of Human Services
Hours:
Mon - Fri 8.30am - 4.30pm Adelaide, Gawler, Modbury
Other metro offices: Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm
Mon - Fri 8.30am - 4.30pm Berri, Mount Gambier, Port Augusta, Port Lincoln, Port Pirie, Whyalla
Eligibility:
People who live in Australia (excluding Norfolk Island) and hold Australian citizenship; have been issued with a permanent visa; hold New Zealand citizenship; or have applied for a permanent visa.
The Australian Government has signed Reciprocal Health Care Agreements with some countries. Under these arrangements, residents of these countries are entitled to restricted access to health cover while visiting Australia
Access:
Wheelchair access
Branch address:
  • METROPOLITAN
  • Adelaide - 30 Currie St, Adelaide 5000
  • Elizabeth - Shop 55 Oxenham Mall, Elizabeth Shopping Centre,50 Elizabeth Way, Elizabeth 5112
  • Marion - 8 Warracowie way, Oaklands Park 5046
  • Modbury - 96 Reservoir Road, Modbury 5092
  • Noarlunga - 9 Alexander Kelly Dr, Noarlunga Centre 5168 (co-located with Centrelink)
  • West Lakes - Shop 297 & 298, West Lakes Mall, West Lakes Blvd, West Lakes 5021
  • COUNTRY
  • Berri - 5 Riverview Dr, Berri 5343
  • Gawler - Centrelink Service Centre, 23 High St, Gawler 5118
  • Mount Gambier - 5 Percy St, Mount Gambier 5290
  • Port Augusta - 99 Commercial Rd, Port Augusta 5700
  • Port Lincoln - 8 Edinburgh St, Port Lincoln 5606
  • Port Pirie - 53 Gertrude St, Port Pirie 5540
  • Whyalla - 196 Nicolson Ave, Whyalla Norrie 5608

Medicare is a universal health care system that provides eligible Australian residents with affordable health care., Medicare claims can be lodged at a range of locations throughout South Australia including pharmacies, rural transaction centres and retails outlets

Information
Services
  • Free treatment as a public (Medicare) patient in a public hospital
  • Free or subsidised treatment by medical practitioners including general practitioners, specialists, participating optometrists or dentists (for specified services only)
  • Teen Dental Plan to help with the cost of an annual dental preventative check
Last updated: 05/05/2014
Information provided by: Connecting Up

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