Latest Medicare News

Mental illness shouldn’t be a rite-of-passage for older Australians says peak body for psychologists
Perth chosen to pioneer new era for delivery of government services
Australian HIV response strengthened by Minister Hunt’s World AIDS Day announcement
AMA, Government partner up to work on permanent telehealth model
Have your say about DVA’s dental program
Little support for GPs in mental health report
Stolen Range Rover and weapons found at Beecroft home; Two men charged, NSW
Get COVID tested – Keep us all safe
Government has been offered a clear way forward on mental health and they need to act
RACGP: Rural and regional GPs vital in health crisis response
Landmark case to lift aged care wages 25 per cent
Psychology providing a way forward for 1 in 3 Australians living with pain
Mernda COVID testing site on move
Grandparent Advisers – 10 years of helping carers to step in when families need them most
COVID-19 and mental health what have we learned?
New medicines for Australians with multiple sclerosis, lymphoma, carcinoma and reproductive cancers
Australian Fertility Clinic Delivers More Hope By Reducing Cost Uncertainty
New medicines for Australians with multiple sclerosis, lymphoma, carcinoma and reproductive cancers
Counsel’s recommendations will protect older Australians and must be implemented
COVID-19 Testing Station Now Available at Truck Central
Headspace welcomes vocational and mental health support for Australia’s most vulnerable
Minimising COVID-19 risk is important, but so is testing for gestational diabetes
Do not forget food: essential ingredient in health and wellbeing of older Australians
Lifelong Lockdown, new health survey
Centrelink staff plead for action on JobSeeker
Additional protection for Victorian aged care services
More reforms to private health insurance needed to combat COVID blow
Changes to services in Cairns
Australian College of Nursing welcomes Telehealth expansion and advocates for permanent funding
Australia’s psychologists welcome telehealth extension, and call for it to be made permanent
Telehealth expansion welcomed by rural health peak body
Temporary telehealth extension will help patients
Easier access to our services for Wodonga residents
Read our lips; no new taxes
Telehealth, e-prescribing arrangements must be extended
Wear your favourite jersey to promote organ donation
New study shows Victorians don’t understand when to use sun protection
Record Medicare Bulk-billing rates through COVID-19
Service Australia’s mobile service centre on road to Wodonga
Help is on Hume: Services Australia’s Mobile Service Centre on road to Wodonga
AMA prescription for private health
Easier hospital access for domestic violence victims
Heart age test prompts lifestyle changes
Life insurers should not dictate who receives mental health treatment
Welcoming Hospital Access for Domestic Violence Victims on Temporary Visas
Easier hospital access for domestic violence victims
Extend Medicare telehealth items until March – AMA
Future services confirmed for Abbotsford residents