1 January 2008 Medicare Safety Net Thresholds

Thresholds for both the original and extended Medicare safety nets have increased from 1 January 2008.

Page last updated: 07 October 2008

The original safety net has increased to $365.70 (from $358.90).

The extended Medicare safety net has increased to:

    • $529.30 (from $519.50) for the lower threshold; and
    • $1058.70 (from $1,039.00) for the upper threshold.

For more information on the Medicare Safety Net visit the Medicare Australia website.

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