Medicare Benefits Schedule

   

The November 2010 Medicare Benefits Schedule




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Complete MBS - excluding Dental Services 794 pages(PDF 3553 KB)(RTF 16959 KB)(ZIP 1084 KB)On 30 October, new items for Midwives, Nurse Practitioners and Obstetrics have been incorporated into this file.
Medicare Benefits Schedule by Category
Category 1 - Attendances 144 pages(PDF 691 KB)(RTF 2947 KB)(ZIP 220 KB)
Category 2 - Diagnostic Procedures 54 pages(PDF 283 KB)(RTF 893 KB)(ZIP 91 KB)
Category 3 - Therapeutic Procedures 332 pages(PDF 1525 KB)(RTF 9475 KB)(ZIP 528 KB)On 30 October, new items for Obstetrics have been incorporated into this file.
Category 4 - Oral and Maxillofacial Services 54 pages(PDF 266 KB)(RTF 1018 KB)(ZIP 90 KB)
Category 5 - Diagnostic Imaging Services 111 pages(PDF 496 KB)(RTF 2072 KB)(ZIP 152 KB)
Category 6 - Pathology Services 108 pages(PDF 529 KB)(RTF 1983 KB)(ZIP 169 KB)
Category 7 - Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Services 47 pages(PDF 242 KB)(RTF 745 KB)(ZIP 81 KB)
Category 8 - Miscellaneous Services 105 pages(PDF 506 KB)(RTF 1234 KB)(ZIP 123 KB)On 30 October, new items for Midwives, Nurse Practitioners have been incorporated into this file.
Other Schedules
Allied Health Schedule 66 pages(PDF 259 KB)(RTF 1173 KB)(ZIP 98 KB)
Dental Services Schedule 65 pages(PDF 183 KB)(RTF 1524 KB)(ZIP 80 KB)
Optometrical Benefits Schedule 37 pages(PDF 149 KB)(RTF 339 KB)(ZIP 45 KB)

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(TXT 2159 KB)(ZIP 313 KB)File created on 29 September 2010 and amended on 8 October 2010 to incorporate deletion of Sports Physician items (444-449 and to include IVBP items 15360,15363.15541,38321-38330) which have been re-instated for 1 November 2010. Amended 13 Oct '10 to reflect reversal of previously amended item description for item 12250. Also amended fee for item 36658 on 14 October '10. On 30 October, new items for Midwives, Nurse Practitioners and Obstetrics have been incorporated into this file.
Relative Value Guide (RVG)(TXT 16 KB)File created on 28 September 2010
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(XML 7419 KB)(ZIP 343 KB)File created on 29 September 2010 and amended on 8 October 2010 to incorporate deletion of Sports Physician items (444-449 and to include IVBP items 15360,15363.15541,38321-38330) which have been re-instated for 1 November 2010. Amended 13 Oct '10 to reflect reversal of previously amended item description for item 12250. Also amended fee for item 36658 on 14 October '10. On 30 October, new items for Midwives, Nurse Practitioners and Obstetrics have been incorporated into this file.
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