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  • Medicare levy

    Find out about the Medicare levy, paying the levy and if you are eligible for an exemption or reduction.

    What is the Medicare levy?
    The Medicare levy is an amount you pay in addition to the tax you pay on your taxable income.

    Medicare levy exemption
    Find out about the Medicare levy exemptions and check if you qualify for an exemption from paying the Medicare levy.

    Medicare levy reduction
    Find out if you are eligible for a Medicare levy reduction based on your income or family income.

    MedicareExternal Link
    Find out about Medicare on the Services Australia website, such as what health care is covered by Medicare, how to enrol and how to claim.

    Medicare levy surcharge
    Find out about the Medicare levy surcharge (MLS) and when you have to pay the MLS.

    Last modified: 16 Jan 2023QC 27030