The 1 November 2019 Medicare Benefits Schedule

Page last updated: 18 December 2019

Current Update
The 1 November 2019 Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) files (XML, DOC, PDF and ZIP) have been revised to include a new anaesthetic item and are available to download. For details visit the 1 November 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 18 December 2019)

Medicare Benefits Schedules (Complete MBS and MBS by Category)

PublicationPublication download optionsNumber of pagesNotes
Complete MBSComplete MBS (PDF 11,580 KB)
Complete MBS (DOC 10,690 KB)
Complete MBS (ZIP 1,255 KB)
1,398Revised on 18 December 2019 to include item 25012
Category 1 - AttendancesCategory 1 - Attendances (PDF 3,522 KB)
Category 1 - Attendances (DOC 2,590 KB)
Category 1 - Attendances (ZIP 339 KB)
353
Category 2 - Diagnostic ProceduresCategory 2 - Diagnostic Procedures (PDF 1,074 KB)
Category 2 - Diagnostic Procedures (DOC 443 KB)
Category 2 - Diagnostic Procedures (ZIP 85 KB)
81 pages
Category 3 - Therapeutic ProceduresCategory 3 - Therapeutic Procedures (PDF 4,598 KB)
Category 3 - Therapeutic Procedures (DOC 4,218 KB)
Category 3 - Therapeutic Procedures (ZIP 494 KB)
486 pagesRevised on 18 December 2019 to include item 25012
Category 4 - Oral and Maxillofacial ServicesCategory 4 - Oral and Maxillofacial Services (PDF 878 KB)
Category 4 - Oral and Maxillofacial Services (DOC 434 KB)
Category 4 - Oral and Maxillofacial Services (ZIP 77 KB)
60 pages
Category 5 - Diagnostic Imaging ServicesCategory 5 - Diagnostic Imaging Services (PDF 2,100 KB)
Category 5 - Diagnostic Imaging Services (DOC 1,610 KB)
Category 5 - Diagnostic Imaging Services (ZIP 190 KB)
234 pages
Category 6 - Pathology ServicesCategory 6 - Pathology Services (PDF 1,632 KB)
Category 6 - Pathology Services (DOC 1,162 KB)
Category 6 - Pathology Services (ZIP 175 KB)
166 pages
Category 7 - Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate ServicesCategory 7 - Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Services (PDF 626 KB)
Category 7 - Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Services (DOC 280 KB)
Category 7 - Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Services (ZIP 63 KB)
53 pages
Category 8 - Miscellaneous ServicesCategory 8 - Miscellaneous Services (PDF 1,687 KB)
Category 8 - Miscellaneous Services (DOC 912 KB)
Category 8 - Miscellaneous Services (ZIP 144 KB)
178 pages
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Data File (XML) updated 18 December 2019

File typeDownload optionsNotes
XML
XML help
XML (7,826 KB)
ZIP (419 KB)
Revised on 18 December 2019 to include new item 25012 and descriptor amendment to item 73336
Relative Value Guide (RVG)(TXT 16 KB)
MBS Historical Information Documentation (PDF 661 KB)

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