MBS interpretation

Contact details for the Department of Health for matters relating to Schedule Interpretation.

Page last updated: 01 March 2019

AskMBS Email Advice Service for Schedule Interpretation

The Department of Health (Health) provides an email advice service for providers seeking advice on interpretation of the Medicare Benefits Schedule items and rules (including those for Dental, Pathology and Diagnostic Imaging) and the Health Insurance Act and associated regulations.

If you have a query relating exclusively to interpretation of the Schedule, you should email askMBS@health.gov.au.

If you are seeking advice in relation to Medicare billing, claiming, payments or obtaining a provider number, please contact the Department of Human Services on the Provider Enquiry Line - 13 21 50

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