Health funds & Child Dental Benefits Schedule

Health funds & Child Dental Benefits Schedule

18004Teeth Mt Isa Dentists

We understand dental treatments can be expensive. To reduce the financial burden on patients, we know how important it is that our services are affordable and accessible. We accept all health funds, and we are preferred provider for Queensland Country Health Fund.

Child Dental Benefits Schedule

Financial support for basic dental services for children aged 2–17. Eligible patients can use their $1000 government benefits on elected services from January 2014. To make an appointment please call us and speak to our friendly staff.

A child is eligible if they are aged 2–17 years for at least 1 day of the calendar year, are eligible for Medicare and are either part of a family receiving Family Tax Benefit Part A or one of the following Australian Government payments: Youth Allowance, ABSTUDY, Disability Support Pension, Parenting Payment, Special Benefit Carer Payment.

In 2014, benefits for basic dental services are capped at $1,000 per child over 2 consecutive calendar years. If you do not use all of your $1,000 benefit in the first year of eligibility, you can use it in the second year if you are still eligible. Any remaining balance will not be carried forward at the end of the second year.

Benefits will cover a range of services including examinations, x-rays, cleaning, fissure sealing, fillings, root canals and extractions. Benefits are not available for orthodontic or cosmetic dental work and cannot be paid for any services provided in a hospital.

You can confirm your child’s eligibility and balance amount by accessing your Medicare online account at my.gov.au or calling the Medicare general enquiries line on 132 011.

Veterans Affairs

It’s our privilege to provide services to Department of Veterans’ Affairs card holders. Gold and white card holders may be entitled to have dental care provided by 18004teeth subsidised by the Department.

HICAPS

Easy, fast and convenient HICAPS On-The-Spot claims system allows us to claim your health fund rebates on your behalf.