Medicare Safety Net


Information about registering for the Medicare Safety Net as a single or couple and family.


You’re automatically registered if you’re single with no dependent children, you don't need to register for the Medicare Safety Net.

We’ll record your out of pocket medical expenses.

Couples and families

Couples and families must register as a family for the Medicare Safety Net.

If all family members are on the same Medicare card, you still need to register.

You only register once.

To register for the Medicare Safety Net:

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Page last updated: 2 January 2019