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You can view, add or edit the types of Medicare information available in your My Health Record.

Medicare information is collected by the Department of Human Services (DHS) and/or the Department of Veterans' Affairs (DVA) and is available on your My Health Record.

Information that may be available on your record includes:

  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) information or, if applicable, Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (RPBS) information – This includes information sourced from Medicare that the pharmacy sends to them.
  • Australian Immunisation Register (AIR): This includes a list of immunisations you have received and that have been recorded on the Australian Immunisation Register.
  • Australian Organ Donor Register (AODR) information – This includes details of any organ and/or tissue donation decisions you have made. Only decisions recorded with the Australian Organ Donor Register will be visible.
  • Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) information or, if applicable, Department of Veterans' Affairs (DVA) claims information – This includes details of any successful claims you have made in the past 2 years.

Add or edit Medicare information

You can add up to two years of Medicare information to your My Health Record. You can update your Medicare information settings at any time.

To update your Medicare information settings:

  1. Log in to your My Health Record through myGov.
  2. Select the record that you would like to update.
  3. Select the 'Profile & Settings' tab.
  4. Select on 'View Medicare Information Settings'.
  5. Once on this page, you have two options:
    • Select ‘Yes’ if you would like future information for the selected item included in your My Health Record, or
    • Select ‘No’ if you do not want the information to display in your My Health Record.
  6. Select ‘Save’ to save your preference.

Note: If you change your Medicare information settings after Medicare information has been uploaded to your My Health Record, past information will remain visible unless you change your access settings or remove the Medicare documents from view.

Find out how to remove information from your My Health Record

View your Medicare information

If you agree to have Medicare information included in your My Health Record you can view the information in the Medicare Overview section of your record.

To view your Medicare information:

  1. Log in to your My Health Record through myGov.
  2. Select the record that you would like to view.
  3. Hover over the ‘Documents’ tab and select ‘Medicare Overview’ from the drop-down menu.
  4. Your available Medicare information should be available on this page.