Contact us for specialised suport Name Email Phone Contact Us Commonwealth Seniors Health Card Are you eligible? Non-income tested cardWe may have cancelled your pension on 1 January 2017 because of changes to the pension assets test. BenefitsWith a Commonwealth Seniors Health Card you can get cheaper medicine. Income TestYou must meet an income test to get a Commonwealth Seniors Health Card. Adjusted Taxable IncomeWe use your adjusted taxable income to assess your eligibility for some payments, supplements, support and benefits. Residency RulesTo be eligible for a Commonwealth Seniors Health Card you must be in Australia on the day you claim. Residence DescriptionsYou usually need to be an Australian resident to get a payment from us. This page explains how we define an Australian resident.