Around Geelong Dental Care provides Bulk billing dentist services in Geelong for Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS). This scheme covers most of the child dental services. Payments can be processed at our Geelong dental clinic, through Medicare bulk billing system.
- Dental for Medicare also States that the Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) provides eligible children with benefits for basic dental services, capped at $1,000 over two consecutive calendar years. A child is eligible for the CDBS if he or she is aged between 2–17 years for at least one day of the calendar year and
- Medicare also states that they should receive, or their family, partner, guardian or carer receives, certain government payments for at least one day of the calendar year, and
- Medicare also states that they should be eligible for Medicare payments.
Geelong dentists bulk bills children dental services, if it is covered by Medicare, under the Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS). The CDBS Services include:
- Scale and Clean
- Dental fissure sealing
- Dental fillings
- Root Canal
- Extractions of teeth
- Partial Dentures
Many of the above bulk billing services also have some claiming restrictions under Medicare.
Benefits are not available for any orthodontic work or any cosmetic dental work through the bulk billing dentist service under Medicare.
For more information about the Medicare dental bulk billing services, go to Medicare website at www.medicareaustralia.gov.au or the Department of Health and Ageing website at www.health.gov.au or call Medicare Australia.