COVID-19 specific programs & resources
Bulk Billed MBS Telehealth Services
Temporary Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) and Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) items will allow doctors, nurses, midwives and mental health professionals to deliver services via telehealth, provided those services are bulk billed.
Home Medicines Services to support the response to COVID-19
To protect the Australian community from exposure to novel coronavirus (COVID‑19), the Australian Government is implementing a time limited service to support the delivery of Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) and Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (RPBS) medicines products to people in their homes.
Government financial support during COVID outbreak
The Department of Social Services is supporting individuals and families affected by Coronavirus through a range of measures.
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