Wednesday, 12 July 2017

We've reached the prescription free list already :)

Centrelink
Far out that was quick. We were thinking Sept or Oct, but only just over half way through the year we're already there. Between us we've clocked up 60 prescriptions since the beginning of the year. And that doesn't include my HIV pills which are free anyway.

For those overseas, people on pensions here pay only $6.30 per prescription, up to a maximum of 60 per year, after which they're free. That 60 is spread across a whole family too; meaning 60 prescriptions total for the whole family. As David and I are a couple (albeit still waiting for marriage) that 60 includes both of us.

So for the rest of the calendar year all our prescriptions are free. Hooray! Thank you Medicare.