The August 2019 Medicare Benefits Schedule

Page last updated: 21 August 2019

Current Update
The 1 August 2019 Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) files (XML, DOC, PDF and ZIP) are available to download. No changes have been made to the XML file that was published on 14 August 2019. For details visit the August 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 August 2019)

Medicare Benefits Schedules (Complete MBS and MBS by Category)

PublicationPublication download optionsNumber of pagesNotes
Complete MBSComplete MBS (PDF 11,994 KB)
Complete MBS (DOC 10,217 KB)
Complete MBS (ZIP 1,190 KB)
1,346
Category 1 - AttendancesCategory 1 - Attendances (PDF 3,100 KB)
Category 1 - Attendances (DOC 2,355 KB)
Category 1 - Attendances (ZIP 307 KB)
317
Category 2 - Diagnostic ProceduresCategory 2 - Diagnostic Procedures (PDF 1,075 KB)
Category 2 - Diagnostic Procedures (DOC 447 KB)
Category 2 - Diagnostic Procedures (ZIP 85 KB)
82 pages
Category 3 - Therapeutic ProceduresCategory 3 - Therapeutic Procedures (PDF 4,558 KB)
Category 3 - Therapeutic Procedures (DOC 4,190 KB)
Category 3 - Therapeutic Procedures (ZIP 483 KB)
483 pages
Category 4 - Oral and Maxillofacial ServicesCategory 4 - Oral and Maxillofacial Services (PDF 879 KB)
Category 4 - Oral and Maxillofacial Services (DOC 435 KB)
Category 4 - Oral and Maxillofacial Services (ZIP 77 KB)
60 pages
Category 5 - Diagnostic Imaging ServicesCategory 5 - Diagnostic Imaging Services (PDF 2,119 KB)
Category 5 - Diagnostic Imaging Services (DOC 1,604 KB)
Category 5 - Diagnostic Imaging Services (ZIP 190 KB)
241 pages
Category 6 - Pathology ServicesCategory 6 - Pathology Services (PDF 1,632 KB)
Category 6 - Pathology Services (DOC 1,163 KB)
Category 6 - Pathology Services (ZIP 174 KB)
166 pages
Category 7 - Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate ServicesCategory 7 - Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Services (PDF 624 KB)
Category 7 - Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Services (DOC 281 KB)
Category 7 - Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Services (ZIP 63 KB)
51 pages
Category 8 - Miscellaneous ServicesCategory 8 - Miscellaneous Services (PDF 1,499 KB)
Category 8 - Miscellaneous Services (DOC 786 KB)
Category 8 - Miscellaneous Services (ZIP 124 KB)
159 pages
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Data File (XML) updated 14 August 2019

File typeDownload optionsNotes
XML
XML help
XML (7,675 KB)
ZIP (399 KB)
Relative Value Guide (RVG)(TXT 16 KB)
MBS Historical Information Documentation (PDF 661 KB)

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