How do I find Medicare statistics?

Both the Department of Health and Department of Human Services provide Medicare Statistical information.

Page last updated: 02 December 2008

Department of Health - Medicare Statistics

This link will access the Department of Health's Medicare statistics. The Department provides Medicare statistics which contains summary, current and historic data relating to Medicare.

Department of Human Services - Medicare Statistics

This link will access the Department of Human Services' Statistical Reporting Area. The Department of Human Services provides a wide range of statistical information. Statistics from the Medicare Benefits Schedule are available from this web site. The statistics are based on the items and groups in the Medicare Benefits Schedule. These statistics can be broken down by patient gender and age group. Services and Benefits can be reported as count, percentage or per capita statistics. Individual MBS item statistics can be displayed as charts.