The January 2019 Medicare Benefits Schedule

Page last updated: 24 December 2018

Current Update
The 1 January 2019 Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) files (XML, DOC, PDF and ZIP) are now available to download. For details visit the January 2019 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 24 December 2018)

Medicare Benefits Schedules (Complete MBS and MBS by Category)

PublicationPublication download optionsNumber of pagesNotes
Complete MBSComplete MBS (PDF 17,891 KB)
Complete MBS (DOC 10,263 KB)
Complete MBS (ZIP 1,185 KB)
1,341 pagesRevised GN.10.27 and MN.13.8
Category 1 - AttendancesCategory 1 - Attendances (PDF 4,538 KB)
Category 1 - Attendances (DOC 2,372 KB)
Category 1 - Attendances (ZIP 297 KB)
313 pagesRevised GN.10.27
Category 2 - Diagnostic ProceduresCategory 2 - Diagnostic Procedures (PDF 1,343 KB)
Category 2 - Diagnostic Procedures (DOC 444 KB)
Category 2 - Diagnostic Procedures (ZIP 82 KB)
81 pagesRevised GN.10.27
Category 3 - Therapeutic ProceduresCategory 3 - Therapeutic Procedures (PDF 7,639 KB)
Category 3 - Therapeutic Procedures (DOC 4,176 KB)
Category 3 - Therapeutic Procedures (ZIP 479 KB)
482 pagesRevised GN.10.27
Category 4 - Oral and Maxillofacial ServicesCategory 4 - Oral and Maxillofacial Services (PDF 1,228 KB)
Category 4 - Oral and Maxillofacial Services (DOC 426 KB)
Category 4 - Oral and Maxillofacial Services (ZIP 74 KB)
60 pagesRevised GN.10.27
Category 5 - Diagnostic Imaging ServicesCategory 5 - Diagnostic Imaging Services (PDF 3,314 KB)
Category 5 - Diagnostic Imaging Services (DOC 1,594 KB)
Category 5 - Diagnostic Imaging Services (ZIP 183 KB)
239 pagesRevised GN.10.27
Category 6 - Pathology ServicesCategory 6 - Pathology Services (PDF 2,564 KB)
Category 6 - Pathology Services (DOC 1,147 KB)
Category 6 - Pathology Services (ZIP 171 KB)
165 pagesRevised GN.10.27
Category 7 - Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate ServicesCategory 7 - Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Services (PDF 1,039 KB)
Category 7 - Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Services (DOC 279 KB)
Category 7 - Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Services (ZIP 60 KB)
52 pagesRevised GN.10.27
Category 8 - Miscellaneous ServicesCategory 8 - Miscellaneous Services (PDF 1,970 KB)
Category 8 - Miscellaneous Services (DOC 800 KB)
Category 8 - Miscellaneous Services (ZIP 125 KB)
159 pagesRevised GN.10.27 and MN.13.8
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Data File (XML) updated 13 December 2018

File typeDownload optionsNotes
XML
XML help
XML (7,650 KB)
ZIP (395 KB)
MBS Classification
CSV Specifications
Relative Value Guide (RVG)(TXT 15 KB)
MBS Historical Information Documentation (PDF 661 KB)

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