Working out how much your Medicare Safety Net can be.
The Original Medicare Safety Net (OMSN) applies to all Medicare cardholders.
The Extended Medicare Safety Net (EMSN) general threshold is for all Medicare cardholders who don’t have concession cards or get Family Tax Benefit Part A.
The Extended Medicare Safety Net (EMSN) concessional threshold applies to Commonwealth Seniors Health Card holders, Health Care Card holders and Pensioner Concession Card holders.
If you get Family Tax Benefit Part A you’re eligible for the FTB Part A Medicare Safety Net threshold.
There are different Medicare Safety Net thresholds depending on your circumstances.
Page last updated: 19 July 2018