When will the next update to the Medicare Benefits Schedule be available?

The anticipated release schedule for future changes to the Medicare Benefits Schedule.

Page last updated: 04 December 2019

The anticipated release schedule for future changes to the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) are set out below.
To assist users to prepare for the amendments to MBS items, the Department aims to release the XML 4 weeks before the date in the ‘Month of MBS Update’ column.

Please note that these timeframes are only indicative and are subject to change at any time without prior notice. There may also be other updates to the MBS that occur outside these proposed timeframes. Users can subscribe for email notification of updates to the MBS.


Page last updated: 4 December 2019

Month of MBS UpdateAnticipated Availability on MBS OnlineNotes
1 January 2020XML is available to download.
1 March 2020
1 May 2020

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