Find services and payments to meet your health care needs.
If you need to find health services in your area, use the find a health service tool on the healthdirect website. You can search for GPs, pharmacies, dentists and more.
Knowing how much a health service costs can show you how much you’ll be out of pocket for a health care service or when choosing a provider.
To find out how much other people have paid for a health service, use the Medical Costs Finder on the Department of Health and Aged Care’s website.
Medicare can help pay for some or all of your costs when you need:
Find out more about what Medicare covers on the Services Australia website.
Private health insurance can help to cover other medical expenses.
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) supports people with disability so they can get the financial support they need. You can see if you’re eligible by completing the checklist on the NDIS website.
You can also find out about how to apply for the NDIS on the NDIS website.
The Department of Veterans’ Affairs can provide support to Australian Defence Force veterans.
Find out more about help to cover healthcare costs on the Department of Veterans’ Affairs website.
Call Medicare on 132 011 to speak with someone in your language.
The Services Australia website also has information in more languages about Medicare.