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Introducing MyMedicare

What is MyMedicare?

MyMedicare is a new voluntary patient registration model. It aims to strengthen the relationship between patients, their general practice, general practitioner and primary care teams.

What is the goal?

The goal of MyMedicare is to strengthen the relationship you have with your preferred medical centre or preferred GP. By attending the same clinic and visiting the same GP consistently for your appointments, our team and your doctor can provide you with better ongoing care.

Patient Benefits:

  • Greater continuity of care with your registered practice, improving health outcomes
  • Availability of longer Telehealth (phone) appointments
  • Extra Medicare benefits and bulk billing for eligible patients
  • Confidence that Next Practice is your trusted medical centre for ongoing care

How to Register:

  • Patients can register for MyMedicare from 1 October 2023
  • You have 3 options to complete registration:
    • You can start the registration process in your Medicare online services and our practice staff can then accept the registration in MyMedicare.
    • Our practice staff can start the patient registration process in MyMedicare for you. You will then complete and provide consent for the registration in your Medicare online services.
    • You can fill out a registration form at our practice and sign the form to provide consent. Our practice will then enter your registration details into the MyMedicare system to complete the registration.