Ambulance levy

The Ambulance Levy is payable by private health insurance companies carrying out business in the ACT. The Ambulance levy is calculated on the number and type of private health insurance contributions.

The current amount payable for the Ambulance Levy for the months January 2017 to December 2017 is calculated at the rate of $2.56 per person per week. Family contributions are counted at 2 people.

Prescribed people under the Emergencies Regulation 2004 are exempt from contributions.

Lodgement of Returns

Private Health Insurers are required to lodge returns no later than the 15th day of each return month (or earlier) in relation to the nominated reference month, see table below.

Returns can be lodged using the Online Ambulance Levy Return form.

Due Date 15th of Return Month
Reference Month

January

October in previous year

February

November in previous year

March

December in previous year

April

January in same year

May

February in same year

June

March in same year

July

April in same year

August

May in same year

September

June in same year

October

July in same year

November

August in same year

December

September in same year

Reference Material

Further information on the Ambulance Levy can be located using the information below.