Working out how much your Medicare Safety Net can be.
In this section
The Original Medicare Safety Net (OMSN) applies to all Medicare cardholders.
Extended general threshold
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.
Extended concessional threshold
The Extended Medicare Safety Net (EMSN) concessional threshold applies to Commonwealth Seniors Health Card holders, Health Care Card holders and Pensioner Concession Card holders.
Extended Family Tax Benefit Part A threshold
If you get Family Tax Benefit Part A you’re eligible for the FTB Part A Medicare Safety Net threshold.
2018 table of thresholds
There are different Medicare Safety Net thresholds depending on your circumstances.