Category: Telehealth Consultation

  • How to Get a Medicare Card?

    How to Get a Medicare Card?

    A Medicare Card provides the cardholder with a rebate for medical expenses under Australia‚Äôs Medicare system. This provides Australians and permanent residents access to various health and hospital services, either free or at a minimal cost. Funding for Medicare comes from Australian taxpayers, who contribute 2% of their taxable income to support its operations.  Depending…

  • Bulk-Billed Telehealth Enabling Convenient Medical Consultations

    Bulk-Billed Telehealth Enabling Convenient Medical Consultations

    Bulk billing means the patient does not need to pay for the medical services. The bulk billed telehealth practice and process accepts Medicare benefits as the complete payment. It typically covers visits to GPs and specialists who offer this service and various tests and scans such as x-rays, pathology, and eye tests. However, it’s important…

  • What Does Bulk Billing Mean: Eligibility and Advantages

    What Does Bulk Billing Mean: Eligibility and Advantages

    In the ever-evolving landscape of healthcare services in Australia, one term that frequently emerges in discussions is “bulk billing.” This practice holds great significance in the realm of healthcare accessibility.  In this blog, we will delve into bulk billing by understanding its definition, eligibility criteria, advantages, and impact on shaping the healthcare ecosystem across Australia.…

  • Affordable Telehealth in Australia: Accessible Healthcare for All

    Affordable Telehealth in Australia: Accessible Healthcare for All

    Accessible healthcare and affordable telehealth consultations are necessary for all, especially after the COVID-19 pandemic, when individuals choose not to visit a clinic in person. A research paper published in 2020 by the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS), titled ‘Achieving Equitable Patient Access to Primary Healthcare in Australia,’ examined the accessibility of primary healthcare in…