Medicare Safety Net Thresholds - Effective 1 January 2007

Thresholds for both the original and extended Medicare safety nets have increased from 1 January 2007

Page last updated: 31 January 2007

Medicare Safety Net Thresholds - Effective 1 January 2007

The thresholds for both the original and extended Medicare safety nets have increased from 1 January 2007.
    • The original safety net has increased to $358.90 (from $345.50).
    • The extended Medicare safety net has increased to:
      • $519.50 (from $500.00) for the lower threshold; and
      • $1,039.00 (from $1,000.00) for the upper threshold.
Click here for more information on the Medicare Safety Net from Medicare Australia.

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