Non-income tested Low Income Health Care Card

If your payment was cancelled on 1 January 2017 because of the changes to the pension assets test, you’re eligible for one or more health cards.

We may have cancelled your pension on 1 January 2017 because of changes to the pension assets test.

If so, we would have sent you a non-income tested:

You don’t need to meet the income test for these cards.

If you got a non-income tested Low Income Health Care Card you will get a new Pensioner Concession Card after 9 October 2017.

If you were under age pension age on 1 January 2017, you’re automatically eligible for a non-income tested Low Income Health Care Card. You can apply for the non-income tested Commonwealth Seniors Health Card when you reach age pension age.

Page last updated: 12 October 2017