Access Gap Cover (AGC)

Access Gap Cover is the AHSA participating fund gap cover arrangement that enables Private Health Funds to cover the medical gap without the need for a contract with Doctors. The scheme facilitates payment of the medical gap above the schedule fee in a simple manner that benefits patients and doctors.

Doctor Search

This is a search function for members of Health Funds to check if their Doctor participates in Access Gap Cover. Doctors can also use this facility to check on their publicity status with Funds and the AHSA's websites.


Eclipse is a Medicare initiative that enables doctors, Health Funds, Medicare Australia and practice administrators to lodge and settle claims electronically, safely and securely. In this section find out more about Eclipse. For detailed information about Eclipse, contact your software vendor or the Medicare Australia eBusiness Service Centre on 1800 700 199.


A list of frequently asked questions received from doctors about Access Gap Cover, medical claiming, billing etc.


Information on AHSA's privacy policies for Doctors, contracted facilities and Hospitals.