Medicare and Centrelink Mobile Service come to Kyabram

Accessible: A mobile service center will be in Kyabram on February 1 and 2. Photo by Contributed

Federal Government Mobile Service Centers make it easier for residents to access assistance with Centrelink and Medicare payments and services, as well as Department of Veterans Affairs programs.

The mobile service center will be in Kyabram on February 1 and 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., the mobile center will be located across from the community center on Lake Rd.

Offering a wide range of services open to anyone in need of help, the centers provide support to regional communities, including families, older Australians, students, job seekers, people with disabilities, carers, farmers and the self-employed.

Wi-fi is available at the Mobile Centers for visitors.

Services Australia staff travel with the centers and are readily available to answer a range of questions, including:

• Registration and use of the agency’s online services

• New claims for Centrelink payments

• Update and confirmation of Centrelink and Medicare information

• Information on how financial matters may impact payments

• Assistance with payment and service options

• Rural payment entitlements for eligible farmers

• Non-cash health insurance transactions

• Enrollment and issuance of new Medicare cards

• Updating and reissuing Medicare cards

Mobile Service Centers travel extensively across rural and regional Australia and to disaster areas to provide help and support. They are also accessible to people with disabilities.

For more information on Mobile Service Centers, visit www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/mobileoffice or the Services Australia Facebook page.

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