Top Five Benefits of the Commonwealth Seniors Health Card:
Cheaper Prescription Medicine
And other benefits under the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme including bulk billed doctors visits and bigger refunds on medical costs when you reach the Medicare Safety Net
FREE or lower rates on healthcare expenses
This can include ambulance, eye checkups, hearing and dental care
Discount on water and property rates
For example in WA, CSHC holders may be entitled to receive up to 50% rebate on water service charges.
Discounts on electricity and gas bills
Card holders can apply for Seniors Energy Rebates in different
states to help cover electricity costs and gas rebates are also
Discount on transport and recreational activities
Card holders are often eligible to receive metropolitan and regional travel discounts. Recreational centres parks, and movie theatres all over Australia offer discounts to holders of the CSHC.