This page provides general information on the anticipated release schedule for future changes to the MBS.
Temporary MBS telehealth and telephone items are available to support the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Fact sheets with further information on these items can be found at Temporary telehealth items page.
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.
Month of Update
Anticipated Availability on MBS Online
|September 2020||Should it be required, the XML available will be available in late August|
|November 2020||The XML will be available in mid October 2020||The anticipated updates to the MBS will include blood products, chemotherapy, and neurology.|
|January 2021||Should it be required, the XML available will be available in early December||The anticipated update to the MBS will include indexation of the Medicare safety nets.|
|March 2021 ||Should it be required, the XML available will be available in mid February 2021|
|July 2021||The XML available will be available in mid June 2021||The anticipated update to the MBS will include standard MBS indexation and general surgery.|