Medicare for Migrants and Temporary Migrants
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Who can get Reciprocal Health Care ?
Australia’s Medicare system is a publicly funded universal health care system. It provides essential medical treatment to Australian Citizens and permanent residents. They are entitled to subsidised treatment from medical practitioners, eligible midwives, nurse practitioners and allied health professionals who have been issued a Medicare provider number, and can also obtain free treatment in public hospitals. If you come to Australia on certain temporary visas (including on a student visa), you will be required to have private health insurance to cover you for…