The November 2018 Medicare Benefits Schedule

Page last updated: 06 November 2018

Current Update
The 1 November 2018 Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) files (XML, DOC, PDF and ZIP) have been updated to reflect additional new items and are now available to download. For details visit the November 2018 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 (Updated 31 October 2018)

Medicare Benefits Schedules (Complete MBS and MBS by Category)

PublicationPublication download optionsNumber of pagesNotes
Complete MBSComplete MBS (PDF 8,214 KB)
Complete MBS (DOC 10,373 KB)
Complete MBS (ZIP 1,207 KB)
1,380 pagesUpdated on 31 October 2018 to include additional new items 894, 896, 898, 2121, 2150, 2196, 12254, 12258, 12261, 12265, 12268, 12272 and 72814
Category 1 - AttendancesCategory 1 - Attendances (PDF 4,502 KB)
Category 1 - Attendances (DOC 2,409 KB)
Category 1 - Attendances (ZIP 301 KB)
312 pages
Category 2 - Diagnostic ProceduresCategory 2 - Diagnostic Procedures (PDF 1,380 KB)
Category 2 - Diagnostic Procedures (DOC 448 KB)
Category 2 - Diagnostic Procedures (ZIP 83 KB)
82 pages
Category 3 - Therapeutic ProceduresCategory 3 - Therapeutic Procedures (PDF 7,643 KB)
Category 3 - Therapeutic Procedures (DOC 4,259 KB)
Category 3 - Therapeutic Procedures (ZIP 491 KB)
484 pages
Category 4 - Oral and Maxillofacial ServicesCategory 4 - Oral and Maxillofacial Services (PDF 1,230 KB)
Category 4 - Oral and Maxillofacial Services (DOC 421 KB)
Category 4 - Oral and Maxillofacial Services (ZIP 73 KB)
60 pages
Category 5 - Diagnostic Imaging ServicesCategory 5 - Diagnostic Imaging Services (PDF 1,458 KB)
Category 5 - Diagnostic Imaging Services (DOC 1,578 KB)
Category 5 - Diagnostic Imaging Services (ZIP 182 KB)
239 pages
Category 6 - Pathology ServicesCategory 6 - Pathology Services (PDF 2,448 KB)
Category 6 - Pathology Services (DOC 1,150 KB)
Category 6 - Pathology Services (ZIP 171 KB)
164 pages
Category 7 - Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate ServicesCategory 7 - Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Services (PDF 460 KB)
Category 7 - Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Services (DOC 275 KB)
Category 7 - Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Services (ZIP 59 KB)
53 pages
Category 8 - Miscellaneous ServicesCategory 8 - Miscellaneous Services (PDF 1,118 KB)
Category 8 - Miscellaneous Services (DOC 795 KB)
Category 8 - Miscellaneous Services (ZIP 125 KB)
159 pages
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Data File (XML) updated 30 October 2018

File typeDownload optionsNotes
XML
XML help
XML (7,618 KB)
ZIP (395 KB)
Updated on 30 October 2018 to include additional new items 894, 896, 898, 2121, 2150, 2196, 12254, 12258, 12261, 12265, 12268, 12272 and 72814
MBS Classification
CSV Specifications
(CSV 33 KB)
Relative Value Guide (RVG)(TXT 15 KB)
MBS Historical Information Documentation (PDF 661 KB)

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