At Amazing Smiles we offer Bulk Billing Dentist treatment for patients eligible under the following schemes:
Medicare’s Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS). Children with the CDBS are the only patients that dentist accept for bulk billing.
Children aged 2-17 years may be eligible for $1,013 (previously $1,000) of free dental treatment over the course of two years with the Child Dental Benefits Schedule. CDBS is a Federal Government means tested initiative. Eligible children are entitled to dental treatment including check-ups and cleans, x-rays, fillings, fissure sealants, extractions and root canal treatment – up to the $1,013 limit allocated to each child over a period of 2 years.
Amazing Smiles offers bulk billing for this service, so all you need to do is bring your Medicare card along to each appointment and we do the rest in regards to processing your claim. If you are unsure as to whether your child qualifies for this scheme, please contact Medicare. Please advise our staff that your child is eligible for CDBS when making appointments.
Government Outsourcing Dentistry for Pension or Health Care Card holders:
- Pension card holders can only be seen at no cost if they have an emergency voucher of $260 from Metro South / Metro North or $750 voucher for general check clean and any treatment up to that amount. Normally such patients are required to be on a waiting list, which may vary in duration, to qualify for the $750 voucher
- DVA Gold cards are seen under Veteren Affairs and billed to Medicare
Please contact Medicare or required Government body to arrange this assessment with the Queensland Oral Health Service. We are contracted to complete any treatment required on behalf of the Queensland Oral Health Service, within their guidelines and limitations upon presentation of the relevant dental treatment voucher at Amazing Smiles.
To establish your eligibility for bulk billed dentistry at Amazing Smiles as a public patient, please speak to Medicare or the detailed organisations above. Please ensure that you inform the receptionist that you have been issued with a Government voucher when you make your appointment.
Government Outsourcing Phone: 1300 300 850
Needing A Dental Treatment Or Checkup Immediately?
Amazing Smiles provide Bulk Billing Dentist treatments for children this is from the government Medicare Child Dental benefit scheme.
To find out more about Bulk Billing dentistry on the Gold Coast or Brisbane areas please contact us directly by completing the form below or call one of our clinics nearest you.
How Bulk Billing Works?
Bulk billing is available for children from 2- 17 years of age. To qualify they must be eligible for Medicare and family are receiving family Tax benefits Part A or one of below listed government payments:
- Parenting payment
- Disability support pension
- Parenting Payment
- Special benefit
- Youth allowance
- Double Orphan Pension
- Veteran’s Children Education Scheme
- Carer Payment
Military Rehabilitation and compensation act education and training scheme, if the child is 16 or over.
To ensure your children are able to bulk bill with Medicare make sure that your details are up to date with Medicare and Centrelink.
Medicare phone number 132 011
Centrelink phone number is 136 150
More information on Child Dental Benefit schedule is www.health.gov.au/Internet/main/publishing.nsf/content/childdental
To find out more about Bulk Billing dentistry please contact us directly.