1 January 2009 Medicare Safety Net Thresholds and Information

Thresholds for the extended Medicare safety nets increase on 1 January 2009

Page last updated: 07 November 2008

The thresholds for both the original and extended Medicare safety nets increase from 1 January 2009.

  • The original safety net increases to $383.90 (from $365.70).

The extended Medicare safety net increases to:

    • $555.70 (from $529.30) for the lower threshold; and
    • $1,111.60 (from $1,058.70) for the upper threshold.

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

Details of original and extended Medicare safety nets in 2008
Details of original and extended Medicare safety nets in 2007

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