The October 2013 Medicare Benefits Schedule

Page last updated: 28 August 2013

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Current Update
The 1 October 2013 Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) (PDF, DOC and ZIP) files are now available to download. For details visit the October 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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Medicare Benefits Schedules (Complete MBS and MBS by Category)

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Complete MBS 892 pages(PDF 5134)(DOC 9001 KB)(ZIP 1208 KB)1 October 2013 File amended 16 September 2013. For details visit the October 2013 Latest News page.
Category 1 - Attendances174 pages(PDF 1259 KB)(DOC 1311 KB)(ZIP 260 KB)
Category 2 - Diagnostic Procedures50 pages(PDF 464 KB)(DOC 409 KB)(ZIP 89 KB)
Category 3 - Therapeutic Procedures 342 pages(PDF 2220 KB)(DOC 4229 KB)(ZIP 549 KB)1 October 2013 File amended 16 September 2013. For details visit the October 2013 Latest News page.
Category 4 - Oral and Maxillofacial Services 56 pages(PDF 453 KB)(DOC 496 KB)(ZIP 93 KB)
Category 5 - Diagnostic Imaging Services 155 pages(PDF 973 KB)(DOC 1346 KB)(ZIP 196 KB)1 October 2013 File amended 16 September 2013. For details visit the October 2013 Latest News page.
Category 6 - Pathology Services 109 pages(PDF 801 KB)(DOC 962 KB)(ZIP 179 KB)
Category 7 - Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Services 45 pages(PDF 407 KB)(DOC 345 KB)(ZIP 81 KB)
Category 8 - Miscellaneous Services116 pages(PDF 841 KB)(DOC 798 KB)(ZIP 148 KB)

Other Schedules

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Allied Health Schedule 75 pages(PDF 460 KB)(DOC 656 KB)(ZIP 119 KB)
Optometrical Benefits Schedule39 pages(PDF 348 KB)(DOC 211 KB)(ZIP 55 KB)


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(TXT 2347 KB)(ZIP 336 KB)1 October 2013 File amended 29 August 2013. For details visit the October 2013 Latest News page.
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(XML 7723 KB)(ZIP 367 KB)1 October 2013 File amended 29 August 2013. For details visit the October 2013 Latest News page.
Relative Value Guide (RVG)(TXT 15 KB)
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