Electronic Claim Lodgement and Information Processing Service Environment (ECLIPSE) is an extension of Medicare Online claiming.

It offers a secure connection between:

  • health professionals
  • public and private hospitals
  • billing agents
  • private health insurers
  • the Department of Veterans' Affairs
  • us

It includes direct communication in the one transaction between health professionals, us and private health insurers.

ECLIPSE can be used for both paid and unpaid in patient medical claims and can be lodged directly with us through practice management software. ECLIPSE can also be used to lodge in hospital claims from public and private hospitals and day facilities in relation to the patient's hospital stay. This includes claims for accommodation, transfers, and miscellaneous items like prosthetics.

Read the ECLIPSE Online Hospital Claiming User Guide for more information.

This information was printed Sunday 19 May 2019 from https://www.humanservices.gov.au/organisations/health-professionals/services/medicare/simplified-billing-and-eclipse/about/eclipse It may not include all of the relevant information on this topic. Please consider any relevant site notices at https://www.humanservices.gov.au/individuals/site-notices when using this material.

Page last updated: 28 March 2019