Medicare Safety Net Thresholds - Effective 1 January 2007The 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.