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

Medicare information is held by Services Australia  and can be included on your My Health Record.

Information that may be available includes details of:

  • Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) or Department of Veterans' Affairs (DVA) claims: details of any successful claims made for healthcare services covered under the MBS/DVA
  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) or Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (RPBS) claims: details of any successful claims made for medications covered under the PBS/RPBS
  • Australian Immunisation Register (AIR): details of your immunisations recorded in the Australian Immunisation Register.
  • Australian Organ Donor Register (AODR) information: details of any organ and/or tissue donation decisions recorded in the Australian Organ Donor Register. information is collected by Services Australia and/or the Department of Veterans' Affairs (DVA) and is available on your My Health Record.

This information may indicate diagnosed conditions and illnesses. You can manage which information is included in your record, and you can stop information being added at any time.

View your Medicare information

You can view the information in the Medicare Overview section of your record. You can view your Australian Immunisation Register information in the ‘Immunisations’ page of your My Health 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.
    Or, to view immunisation information, select ‘Immunisations’.

Add or edit Medicare information

Your My Health Record can include up to two years past MBS/DVA and PBS/RPBS claims information as well as all future claims information in your My Health Record, or just future claims information. You can manage this by updating 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 'Medicare Information Settings'.
  5. Once on this page, for each item:
    • Select ‘Yes’ if you would like 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