5.2.9.20 EMEP - Historical Rates

Background

EMEP is available to eligible Australians to cover the additional costs of essential medical equipment (3.15.4.40) or medically required heating or cooling (3.15.4.50).

EMEP rate

The EMEP rate is indexed annually, on 1 July each year, in line with CPI.

EMEP rates from 2012-13 to present date are:

Date EMEP Rate
2012-13 $140
2013-14 $143
2014-15 $147
2015-16 $149
2016-17 $152
2017-18 $154

Timing of payments

Payment is made as an annual lump sum on the EMEP test day (3.15.4.20).

Last reviewed: 3 July 2017