Veterans with DVA Card
Dental At Forest Hill, takes great pride and privilege in treating veterans who have served our country. For this reason, we provide services to all veterans who have a DVA card.
We welcome veterans with DVA Card
If you are a veteran, and hold a Gold Card or White Card with the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA), you are eligible to receive treatment from us. We are registered to provide services through the Medicare Benefits Scheme.
What is the Veteran Card?
The Veteran Card is a redesign of the DVA White, Gold and Orange cards. There are no changes to entitlements or the services you can access with these cards. The Veteran Card provides businesses the opportunity to offer concessions and benefits to veterans in recognition of their service.
The Veteran Card is part of the Australian Defence Veterans’ Covenant.
Who can receive it?
You are eligible for a Veteran Card if you:
- have an existing DVA White, Gold or Orange card as a veteran
- are the dependant of a veteran and you have your own DVA Gold Card
- are a current or former member of the Australian Defence Force (ADF), including reservists, with at least one day of continuous full-time service (CFTS)
- are a reservist who can access free mental health care
- are a reservist with an accepted service-related injury or condition
What you can receive?
The benefits you can get with a Veteran Card will depend on the colour of your card. Find out what entitlements you may hhttps://www.dva.gov.au/health-and-treatment/veteran-healthcare-cards/veteran-white-cardave with a:
- Veteran White Card
- Veteran Gold Card
- Veteran Orange Card
Your card will also provide a way for the Australian community to recognise and connect with veterans and acknowledge your service to the nation. Veteran Card holders can get access to discounts and benefits from participating businesses, via the Australian Partners of Defence (APOD). It is up to each business or organisation to decide what concessions and benefits they will give you.
Find additional concessions in your state or territory.
How to get your Veteran Card?
If you have an existing card, you will automatically receive your new card before your current card expires. You can view a digital version of your new Veteran Card through your MyService account.
If you do not currently have a card, you can request the Veteran Card through MyService.
If you are a new client, you need to apply online through MyService.
Payment Options / Plans
Payment plans are essentially loans, which can support you in managing the high cost of dental treatment. Rather than paying for your dental work in an upfront lumpsum, a payment plan allows you to pay in instalments over a period of time. We have onboard, payment plan service providers who will make your payment plan’s instalments even more affordable.
There are several payment options available at our surgery including Cash, Cheque, EFTPOS, Credit Card, HICAPS, AMEX and Direct Deposit.