The Child Dental Benefits Schedule (CDBS) is a dental program initiated by the Australian Government Department of Health from January 1 2014.
The CDBS provides up to $1000 for basic dental services to eligible children, aged 2-17 years over 2 consecutive calendar years.
Treatments available under the CDBS include:
In order to claim the CDBS benefit via Bulk Billing, the patient receiving treatment must meet the following conditions on the day of treatment:
Please ensure that the above conditions are met in order to claim CDBS benefits under Bulk Billing (Medicare)
To find out if your eligible, please call132150 – option 5 (Child dental benefit schedule enquiries), then option 1 (Child dental benefit Schedule) or you can check if your eligible on your MYGOV account
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