Rebates & Health Funds


Rebates & Health Funds

Federal Government Child Dental Benefits Scheme

Bytes of Northcote is pleased to support the Federal governments Child Dental Benefits Scheme which commenced on the 1st January 2014, and will replace the Teen Dental Plan.

The CDBS will provide access to benefits of up to $1000 per child over a two year period for basic dental services to children aged 2-17. This means that eligible children will be able to receive dental services such as examinations, dental cleanings, fillings, root canals and other basic services. Eligible children and their families will be notified in early 2014 by the Australian Government.

Bytes of Northcote will be Bulk Billing these services so there will be no out of pocket expenses. It also Bulk Bills eligible Emergency Dental patients and Department of Veteran Affairs. Find out more by visiting the Medicare Website

HICAPS is Australia's leading electronic claims & payments system, which offers patients the convenience of automatic claims processing in our surgery, on the spot!

HICAPS enables us to provide you with efficient and easy payment processing for private health fund claims and Medicare with ease. With HICAPS, there’s no need to lodge your claim at your private health fund branch or by post and there’s no need to pay the total consultation fee up front! It's easy to use, just bring your private health providers card and we do the rest.