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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 and after your baby is born.

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Medicare and other benefits

Medicare provides all Australians (and some overseas visitors) access to a wide range of health and hospital services at low or no cost.

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Adding your new baby 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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Through Medicare, the Australian Government helps with the costs of some in-hospital and out-of-hospital services.

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What is covered by Medicare?

Describes what is and what is not covered by medicare for hospital, medical and pharmaceutical benefits.

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Medicare - Better Health Channel

Medicare is a national scheme that provides free or subsidised healthcare to all Australians.

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How to claim a Medicare benefit - Getting Medicare benefits - Services Australia

We pay Medicare benefits to you using Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)

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Gidget Foundation - Medicare help for Perinatal Depression

Medicare help for Perinatal Depression is available. Better Access to Psychiatrists, Psychologists and General Practitioners through the Medicare Schedule 

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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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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

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