Tests Covered by Medicare
All tests covered by Medicare are listed in the Medicare Benefits Schedule. The MBS is managed by the Department of Health and administered by Medicare Australia. Medicare rebates comprises of the Australian government's subsidy for the pathology tests listed in the Schedule.
Capital Pathology routinely
Examples of a Pension Card and a Health Care Card
Example of a DVA Gold Card
Capital Pathology has a Maximum Gap Policy of $50.00 for outpatient testing covered by Medicare.
Non-Medicare Rebatable Tests
Patients are billed privately for any/all tests not covered by Medicare. Where applicable, this cost is in addition to the maximum gap payment.
Pathology tests performed for non-clinical reasons are not eligible for Medicare rebates. Such testing includes: