A collection of files containing historical information on the MBS.

Page last updated: 03 August 2020

Current Update

The latest XML is the August 2020 file which is available from the August downloads page. Further details on these changes are on the August 2020 news page.

Note: The most recent PDF and DOC files are the July 2020 files available on the July 2020 downloads page.

Information on all the COVID-19 items and changes are available on the COVID-19 news page.

Please note: The files listed on this page provide general information on the Medicare arrangements. 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.

August 2020 Data Files last updated 31 July 2020

File typeDownload optionsNotes
Item MapItem map 200801r (TXT 4,495 KB)File update on 31 July 2020.
Item DescriptorsItem descriptors 200801r (TXT 5,040 KB)File update on 31 July 2020.
Re-use Item MapRe-use Item map 200519 (TXT 18 KB)Correct as at 19 May 2020
MBS Historical Information DocumentationMBS Historical data (PDF 661 KB)File updated 7 April 2016