The March 2013 Medicare Benefits Schedule

Page last updated: 31 January 2013

Current Update
The 1 March 2013 MBS ASCII and XML files are now available to download. For details visit March 2013 Latest News page.

Please note: The files listed on this page provide general information on the arrangements for the payment of Medicare benefits. These arrangements operate under the Health Insurance Act 1973 (as amended). These files are not legal documents, and, in cases of discrepancy, the legislation is the source for payments of Medicare benefits.

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Publications (March 2013 Update):




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Complete MBS - excluding Dental Services 890 pages(PDF 5143)(DOC 18991 KB)(ZIP 1209 KB)1 March 2013 File amended 19 February 2013. For details visit March 2013 Latest News page.
Medicare Benefits Schedule by Category
Category 1 - Attendances 182 pages(PDF 1227 KB)(DOC 1648 KB)(ZIP 266 KB)1 March 2013 File amended 19 February 2013. For details visit March 2013 Latest News page.
Category 2 - Diagnostic Procedures 53 pages(PDF 498 KB)(DOC 435 KB)(ZIP 95 KB)1 March 2013 File amended 19 February 2013. For details visit March 2013 Latest News page.
Category 3 - Therapeutic Procedures 342 pages(PDF 2236 KB)(DOC 4222 KB)(ZIP 552 KB)1 March 2013 File amended 19 February 2013. For details visit March 2013 Latest News page.
Category 4 - Oral and Maxillofacial Services 55 pages(PDF 471 KB)(DOC 518 KB)(ZIP 99 KB)
Category 5 - Diagnostic Imaging Services 158 pages(PDF 983 KB)(DOC 1451 KB)(ZIP 201 KB)
Category 6 - Pathology Services 115 pages(PDF 429 KB)(DOC 1123 KB)(ZIP 186 KB)
Category 7 - Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Services 47 pages(PDF 429 KB)(DOC 366 KB)(ZIP 88 KB)
Category 8 - Miscellaneous Services 117 pages(PDF 857 KB)(DOC 826 KB)(ZIP 155 KB)
Other Schedules
Allied Health Schedule 75 pages(PDF 459 KB)(DOC 653 KB)(ZIP 117 KB)
Optometrical Benefits Schedule 39 pages(PDF 348 KB)(DOC 211 KB)(ZIP 55 KB)


Software Files (ASCII and XML)

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ASCII
ASCII specifications
(TXT 2347 KB)(ZIP 336 KB)1 March 2013 File amended 11 February 2013. For details visit March 2013 Latest News page.
Relative Value Guide (RVG)(TXT 15 KB)
XML
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(XML 7723 KB)(ZIP 367 KB)1 March 2013 File amended 11 February 2013. For details visit March 2013 Latest News page.
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