Medicare is the Australian publicly funded Health Care Service..
Medicare provides access to a range of medical services, low cost prescriptions and free care as a public patient in a public hospital.
Medicare is available to eligible Australian residents and some visitors to Australia.
Free or subsidised treatment by health professionals such as doctors, specialists, optometrists, and in specific circumstances, dentists, and other allied health practitioners.
Free treatment and accommodation for public Medicare patients in a public hospital.
Medicare benefits are payable in accordance with government.