Living with COVID – primary care package

The Living with COVID package supports primary care to manage COVID-19 patients confidently, effectively, and safely, while minimising pressure on the health care system. Find out how the measures work and how you can access them for your patients.

Strengthening COVID-19 support services

We are working with healthdirect Australia to establish a national 'Living with COVID' service for assessing, triaging and connecting people who test positive for COVID-19 to healthcare services.

New Medicare Rebates

A temporary MBS item, 93715, is now available to support you managing COVID-19 patients.

Accessing PPE

We are working to make PPE bundles and pulse oximeters available to eligible primary care providers.

Care and treatment pathways

We are working with primary health and local hospital networks to ensure people who test positive to COVID-19 can be cared for and managed in the best possible way.

COVID-19 management guidelines

There are a range of resources available to help you care for and manage COVID-19 patients.

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