Current UpdateThe 1 December 2017 Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) files (XML, DOC, PDF and ZIP) are now available to download. For details visit the December 2017 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 (Updated 21 November 2017)
Medicare Benefits Schedules (Complete MBS and MBS by Category)Top of page
Data File (XML) updated 22 November 2017
|File type||Download options||Notes|
|XML (7,415 KB)|
ZIP (378 KB)
|Includes amendments effective 16 November 2017, amended end dates of items 31591, 73053, 73055, 73057 and 73069.|
|(CSV 33 KB)|
|Relative Value Guide (RVG)||(TXT 15 KB)|
|MBS Historical Information Documentation||(PDF 661 KB)|