A collection of files containing historical information on the MBS.

Page last updated: 18 September 2020

Latest Files

The latest XML file is the October 2020 file is available from the October downloads page.

The September 2020 XML files are available from the September downloads page.

The August 2020 XML files and a PDF MBS Supplement are available from the August 2020 downloads page.

The July 2020 XML files as well as PDF and DOC files are available on the July 2020 downloads page.

COVID-19 items

Information on all the COVID-19 items and changes are available on the COVID-19 factsheet page. A factsheet is also available with further information on the additional 10 MBS mental health sessions page.

MBS historical data files

File typeDownload optionsNotes
Item MapItem map 200915 (TXT 4,707 KB)File update on 15 September 2020.
Item DescriptorsItem descriptors 200915 (TXT 5,264 KB)File update on 15 September 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.

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.