Current UpdateThe 1 April 2015 Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) files (XML, DOC, PDF and ZIP) are now available to download. For details visit the April 2015 Latest News page.
As announced by subscriber email in July 2014, the ASCII file was discontinued commencing February 2015. The XML file contains the same information as the ASCII file and will continue to be supported. You can sign up for announcements relating to changes to MBS files on the MBSOnline subscription 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 (April 2015 Update):
Medicare Benefits Schedules (Complete MBS and MBS by Category)Top of page
|Publication||Publication download options||Number of pages||Notes|
|Allied Health Schedule||Allied Health Schedule (PDF 1,427KB)|
Allied Health Schedule (DOC 666KB)
Allied Health Schedule (ZIP 122KB)
|76 pages||1 April 2015 File amended 30 March. For details visit the April 2015 Latest News page.|
|Optometrical Benefits Schedule||Optometrical Benefits Schedule (PDF 778KB)|
Optometrical Benefits Schedule (DOC 217KB)
Optometrical Benefits Schedule (ZIP 54KB)
|33 pages||1 April 2015 File amended 30 March. For details visit the April 2015 Latest News page.|
Data File (XML)
|File type||Download options||Notes|
|(XML 8687 KB)|
(ZIP 389 KB)
|1 April 2015 File amended 27 March 2015. For details visit the April 2015 Latest News page.|
|(CSV 27 KB)|
|Relative Value Guide (RVG)||(TXT 15 KB)|