March 2024 Downloads

Files for March 2024 to the Medicare Benefits Schedule

Page last updated: 28 February 2024

Further information on changes is available from the March 2024 News Page.

XML Data File

File TypeDownload optionsNotes
XMLMBS-XML-20240301 (XML 8002 KB)File released on 2 Feburary 2024, effective 1 March 2024.

Note: This file includes 1 March 2024 changes to the General Medical Services Table (GMST) and the Diagnostic Imaging Services Table (DIST). This file also includes changes to various instruments made under subsection 3C(1) of the Health Insurance Act 1973.

March 2024 MBS Book Files

PublicationsDownload optionsNotes
Complete MBS
Last Updated
28 February 2024
Word Version of the 1 March 2024 Complete MBS (Word 2067 KB)
PDF Version of the 1 March 2024 Complete MBS (PDF 12933 KB)
File released on 28 February 2024, effective
1 March 2024.
Viewing the XML
In order to view the XML you will need to right click on the document link and select the "save link" option. Once saved you will be able to open the document from it's saved location.

Exporting into Microsoft Excel
To export the XML into Microsoft Excel you will need to follow the below steps:
    1. Save the XML file to your computer
    2. Open Excel and from the toolbar select File, Open, find the XML you saved and select "open"
    3. This will import the XML file into a new worksheet. Select "as an XML table", click ok, then ok again.
MBS Book Creation
The Department of Health and Aged Care currently publishes the MBS Book in March, July and November each year. When publishing the MBS book for 1 July each year we publish the book in full form and by category both in PDF and Word format.

If you would like a complete list of all current MBS item numbers in the MBS Book format outside of this time, you may wish to use the create publication function at Further instructions on how to create this is available on the create publication page.

Note: Please refer to the how do I use the XML file assistance page for information on the XML file
Note: Item Map, Item Descriptors, and Re-Use Item Map. These files are available on the Downloads page