The July 2019 Medicare Benefits Schedule

Page last updated: 21 May 2019

Current Update
The 1 July 2019 Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) files (XML, DOC, PDF and ZIP) are now available to download. For details visit the July 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 21 May 2019)

Medicare Benefits Schedules (Complete MBS and MBS by Category)

PublicationPublication download optionsNumber of pagesNotes
Complete MBSComplete MBS (PDF 11,993 KB)
Complete MBS (DOC 10,970 KB)
Complete MBS (ZIP 1,261 KB)
1,35621 May 2019 - Amended descriptor for item 55244
Category 1 - AttendancesCategory 1 - Attendances (PDF 3,182 KB)
Category 1 - Attendances (DOC 2,433 KB)
Category 1 - Attendances (ZIP 316 KB)
319
Category 2 - Diagnostic ProceduresCategory 2 - Diagnostic Procedures (PDF 962 KB)
Category 2 - Diagnostic Procedures (DOC 460 KB)
Category 2 - Diagnostic Procedures (ZIP 87 KB)
81 pages
Category 3 - Therapeutic ProceduresCategory 3 - Therapeutic Procedures (PDF 4,874 KB)
Category 3 - Therapeutic Procedures (DOC 4,510 KB)
Category 3 - Therapeutic Procedures (ZIP 511 KB)
487 pages
Category 4 - Oral and Maxillofacial ServicesCategory 4 - Oral and Maxillofacial Services (PDF 778 KB)
Category 4 - Oral and Maxillofacial Services (DOC 460 KB)
Category 4 - Oral and Maxillofacial Services (ZIP 80 KB)
60 pages
Category 5 - Diagnostic Imaging ServicesCategory 5 - Diagnostic Imaging Services (PDF 1,984 KB)
Category 5 - Diagnostic Imaging Services (DOC 1,617 KB)
Category 5 - Diagnostic Imaging Services (ZIP 190 KB)
241 pages21 May 2019 - Amended descriptor for item 55244
Category 6 - Pathology ServicesCategory 6 - Pathology Services (PDF 1,495 KB)
Category 6 - Pathology Services (DOC 1,163 KB)
Category 6 - Pathology Services (ZIP 174 KB)
165 pages
Category 7 - Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate ServicesCategory 7 - Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Services (PDF 636 KB)
Category 7 - Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Services (DOC 293 KB)
Category 7 - Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Services (ZIP 65 KB)
51 pages
Category 8 - Miscellaneous ServicesCategory 8 - Miscellaneous Services (PDF 1,442 KB)
Category 8 - Miscellaneous Services (DOC 829 KB)
Category 8 - Miscellaneous Services (ZIP 134 KB)
159 pages
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Data File (XML) updated 21 May 2019

File typeDownload optionsNotes
XML
XML help
XML (7,673 KB)
ZIP (410 KB)
3 May 2019 - Corrected Provider Type for items 13105, 36504, 36505, 36507, 36508, 36671, 36672, 36673 and 42588
21 May 2019 - Corrected FeeStartDate of item 117 to 01.07.2019
Relative Value Guide (RVG)(TXT 16 KB)
MBS Historical Information Documentation (PDF 661 KB)

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