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Costs & Rebates

Rebates

By Fe / 26/02/2018 / 0 Comments

PRIVATE HEALTH FUND REBATES Hearing aids may be covered by your Private Health fund. Health insurance policies differ according to amounts, conditions and rules that can affect your entitlements. We recommend that you check with your own health fund to determine your eligibility and rebates. TAX DEDUCTIONS Tax deductions can also be obtained from the Australian Taxation office as hearing aids come under the “medical expenses tax offset”. We recommend that for further tax advice you check with your accountant or call the Personal Tax Infoline on 132 861.

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Free Government Services

By Fe / 26/02/2018 / 0 Comments

FREE hearing services are available for eligible pensioners and DVA clients under the Commonwealth Government’s Office of Hearing Services (OHS) programme. WHO IS ELIGIBLE? Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents 21 years or older who are: – Holder of a Pensioner Concession Card; – Receiving sickness allowance from Centrelink; – Holder of a Gold Repatriation Health Card (DVA) for all conditions; – Holder of a White Repatriation Health Card (DVA) for conditions that include hearing loss; – a dependent of a person in one of the above categories; – member of the Australian Defence Force; – undergoing an Australian Government funded...

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