Medicare Bulk Billing

Where the doctor bills Medicare directly for a medical or allied health service that you receive.

Eligibility basics

  • be enrolled in Medicare
  • have a Medicare card 

Using bulk billing

Many health professionals bulk bill pensioners or Health Care Card holders.

If they bulk bill, you:

  • must sign a form, or
  • press OK on the EFTPOS terminal after your appointment and get a copy of the assignment

You won’t pay any fees.

If you have more than one service in a visit, you may not be bulk billed for everything.

Read about Medicare services.

You’ll need a Medicare card to be bulk billed. If you don’t have a Medicare card, complete a Medicare enrolment application form.

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Page last updated: 27 August 2017