Bulk Billing in General Practice from 1 November 2023

This page provides information on the 1 November 2023 changes to Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) bulk billing incentive payments in general practice.

Page last updated: 27 October 2023

From 1 November 2023, thirteen new higher bulk billing incentive items are being introduced for Commonwealth concession card holders and patients aged under 16 years of age. The new items are 75870, 75871, 75872, 75873, 75874, 75875 and 75876 (new general support service bulk billing items) and 75880, 75881, 75882, 75883, 75884 and 75885 (for patients enrolled in MyMedicare).

These new items will support younger Australians and concessional patients to access general practice services, targeting investment in primary care to those who most need it.

Further information and guidance can be found in the documents below:

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PDF and Word versions
Factsheet for1 November 2023bulk-billing incentive item changes
(Last updated:
22 August 2023)
Word Version - Supporting Bulk Billing in General Practice Factsheet (Word 122 KB)
PDF Version - Supporting Bulk Billing in General Practice Factsheet (PDF 140 KB)
Example Scenarios for1 November 2023bulk-billing incentive item changes
(Last updated:
22 August 2023)
Word Version - Bulk Billing incentive scenarios (Word 120 KB)
PDF Version - Bulk Billing incentive scenarios (PDF 140 KB)
Quick reference tables for General Practitioners
(Last updated:
24 October 2023)
Word Version - 1 November 2023 Bulk billing incentive items GP tables (Word 91 KB)
PDF Version - 1 November 2023 Bulk billing incentive items GP tables (PDF 194 KB)
Quick reference tables for Medical Practitioners
(Last updated:
22 August 2023)
Word Version - 1 November 2023 Bulk billing incentive items MP tables (Word 92 KB)
PDF Version - 1 November 2023 Bulk billing incentive items MP tables (PDF 188 KB)

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