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Medicare during pregnancy

Medicare is a health insurance scheme funded by the Australian government. Find out what is covered by Medicare during pregnancy.

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Medicare and other benefits

In addition to Medicare, there are a range of health care and financial benefits available to support families in Australia.

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Adding your newborn to Medicare

Learn how to add your newborn to your Medicare card so they can start to receive free or lower cost healthcare and prescriptions.

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Enrol your baby in Medicare only - Services Australia

If you don’t wish to claim for a families payment, you’ll need to submit proof of birth to enrol your baby in Medicare.

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Medicare card - How to add your newborn to your Medicare card - Australian Government Department of Human Services

Listen Youll need to submit a form to add your newborn baby to your Medicare card

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Referring and requesting Medicare services - Australian Government Department of Human Services

Information to help you understand your legal obligations when referring and requesting services under Medicare.

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Help for perinatal patients under Medicare

COPE's purpose is to prevent and improve the quality of life of those living with emotional and mental health problems that occur prior to and within the perinatal period.

Read more on COPE - Centre of Perinatal Excellence website

Medicare card - Australian Government Department of Human Services

The card lets people get a range of medical services and prescriptions at a lower cost, and free care as a public patient in a public hospital.

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Medicare: Financial Support - Autism Awareness Australia

Below we have summarised all the benefits available to individuals with ASD, as well as their parents and carers, to make things easier for you.

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support for mental health conditions under Medicare - COPE

COPE's purpose is to prevent and improve the quality of life of those living with emotional and mental health problems that occur prior to and within the perinatal period.

Read more on COPE - Centre of Perinatal Excellence website

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