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Page last updated: 17 January 2020

Current Update
The Revised 1 January 2020 Medicare Benefits Schedule MBS XML and Book files (PDF, DOC and ZIP) are available to download. For details visit the 1 January 2020 Latest News page.

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

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Publications (Updated 17 January 2020)

Medicare Benefits Schedules (Complete MBS and MBS by Category)

PublicationPublication download optionsNumber of pagesNotes
Complete MBSComplete MBS (PDF 11,591 KB)
Complete MBS (DOC 10,613 KB)
Complete MBS (ZIP 1,243 KB)
1,394Revised on 17 January 2020 to include 36 new items
Revised on 10 January 2020 to include descriptor amendments to items 894, 896, 898, 2121, 2150, 2196, 61311, 61332, 61333, 61336, 61337, 61341 and 61344 and Explanatory Notes AN.30.1, IN.0.13 and new Explanatory Note AN.7.30
Revised on 18 December 2019 to include item 25012
Category 1 - AttendancesCategory 1 - Attendances (PDF 3,590 KB)
Category 1 - Attendances (DOC 2,610 KB)
Category 1 - Attendances (ZIP 343KB)
355Revised on 17 January 2020 to include 12 new items
Revised on 10 January 2020 to include descriptor amendments to items 894, 896, 898, 2121, 2150, 2196, Explanatory Note AN.30.1 and new Explanatory Note AN.7.30
Category 2 - Diagnostic ProceduresCategory 2 - Diagnostic Procedures (PDF 1,136 KB)
Category 2 - Diagnostic Procedures (DOC 445 KB)
Category 2 - Diagnostic Procedures (ZIP 85 KB)
81 pages
Category 3 - Therapeutic ProceduresCategory 3 - Therapeutic Procedures (PDF 4,663 KB)
Category 3 - Therapeutic Procedures (DOC 4,205 KB)
Category 3 - Therapeutic Procedures (ZIP 490 KB)
489 pagesRevised on 18 December 2019 to include item 25012
Category 4 - Oral and Maxillofacial ServicesCategory 4 - Oral and Maxillofacial Services (PDF 945 KB)
Category 4 - Oral and Maxillofacial Services (DOC 430 KB)
Category 4 - Oral and Maxillofacial Services (ZIP 75 KB)
60 pages
Category 5 - Diagnostic Imaging ServicesCategory 5 - Diagnostic Imaging Services (PDF 2,167 KB)
Category 5 - Diagnostic Imaging Services (DOC 1,615 KB)
Category 5 - Diagnostic Imaging Services (ZIP 191 KB)
233 pagesRevised on 10 January 2020 to include descriptor amendments to items 61311, 61332, 61333, 61336, 61337, 61341 and 61344 and Explanatory Note IN.0.13
Category 6 - Pathology ServicesCategory 6 - Pathology Services (PDF 1,629 KB)
Category 6 - Pathology Services (DOC 1,087 KB)
Category 6 - Pathology Services (ZIP 165 KB)
151 pagesRevised on 10 January 2020 to include amendment to Explanatory Note PN.6.1
Category 7 - Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate ServicesCategory 7 - Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Services (PDF 828 KB)
Category 7 - Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Services (DOC 277 KB)
Category 7 - Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Services (ZIP 62 KB)
52 pages
Category 8 - Miscellaneous ServicesCategory 8 - Miscellaneous Services (PDF 1,891 KB)
Category 8 - Miscellaneous Services (DOC 956 KB)
Category 8 - Miscellaneous Services (ZIP 148 KB)
185 pagesRevised on 17 January 2020 to include 24 new items and new Note MN.17.1
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Data File (XML) updated 17 January 2020

File typeDownload optionsNotes
XML
XML help
XML (7,874 KB)
ZIP (419 KB)
Revised on 17 January 2020 to include 36 new items
Revised on 10 January 2020 to include descriptor amendments to items 894, 896, 898, 2121, 2150, 2196, 61311, 61332, 61333, 61336, 61337, 61341 and 61344.
Revised on 18 December 2019 to include new item 25012 and descriptor amendment to item 73336
Relative Value Guide (RVG)(TXT 16 KB)
MBS Historical Information Documentation (PDF 661 KB)

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