Further information on changes is available from the November 2022 News Page.
XML Data File
|File Type||Download options||Notes|
|XML ||MBS-XML-20221108 (XML 7,936 KB)|
|File released on 4 November 2022, effective 8 November 2022.|
Note: This file includes 8 November 2022 changes which introduces one new temporary item (61477) that must be performed in conjunction with whole body localised nuclear medicine imaging services using the radiopharmaceutical Gallium-67 (items 61429, 61430, 61442, 61450 or 61453).
|XML ||XML-20221101.v2-MBS (XML 7,935 KB)||File released on 17 October 2022, effective 1 November 2022.|
Note: This file includes 1 November 2022 changes to the General Medical Services Table (GMST), Pathology Services Table (PST) and Diagnostic Imaging Services Table (DIST) and indexation to the greatest permissible gap. In addition this file also includes the October changes to the MBS, co-dependant pathology services, psychiatry telehealth and Better Access Initiative services.
|XML||XML-221101-MBS (XML 7,887KB)||File released on 25 August 2022, effective 1 November 2022.|
Note: This file includes 1 November 2022 changes to the General Medical Services Table (GMST), Pathology Services Table (PST) and Diagnostic Imaging Services Table (DIST) and indexation to the greatest permissible gap.
November 2022 MBS Book Files
Viewing the XML
In order to view the XML you will need to right click on the document link (XML-20221001-MBS) and select the "save link" option. Once saved you will be able to open the document from it's saved location.
Exporting into Microsoft Excel
To export the XML into Microsoft Excel you will need to follow the below steps:
MBS Book Creation
- Save the XML file to your computer
- Open Excel and from the toolbar select File, Open, find the XML you saved and select "open"
- This will import the XML file into a new worksheet. Select "as an XML table", click ok, then ok again.
The Department of Health currently publishes the MBS Book in March, July and November each year. When publishing the MBS book for 1 July each year we publish the book in full form and by category both in PDF and Word format.
If you would like a complete list of all current MBS item numbers in the MBS Book format outside of this time, you may wish to use the create publication function at http://www9.health.gov.au/mbs/createPublication.cfm. Further instructions on how to create this is available on the create publication page.
Note: Please refer to the how do I use the XML file assistance page for information on the XML file
Note: Item Map, Item Descriptors, and Re-Use Item Map. These files are available on the Downloads page