The July 2011 Medicare Benefits Schedule

Page last updated: 07 July 2011

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Summary68 pages(PDF 286 KB)(RTF 1500 KB)(ZIP 75 KB)28 June 2011 - Item 59740 Schedule Fee corrected.
30 June 2011 - General Note on assignment of Benefits updated.
8 July 2011 Item 55769 EMSN cap value corrected.
Complete MBS - excluding Dental Services862 pages(PDF 3928 KB)(RTF 18648 KB)(ZIP 1183 KB)28 June 2011 - Item 59740 Schedule Fee corrected.
30 June 2011 - General Note on assignment of Benefits updated.
8 July 2011 Item 55769 EMSN cap value corrected & clarification provided for Telehealth notes.
Medicare Benefits Schedule by Category
Category 1 - Attendances156 pages(PDF 763 KB)(RTF 3386 KB)(ZIP 243 KB)30 June 2011 - General Note on assignment of Benefits updated.
8 July 2011 Clarification provided for Telehealth notes.
Category 2 - Diagnostic Procedures55 pages(PDF 285 KB)(RTF 926 KB)(ZIP 96 KB)30 June 2011 - General Note on assignment of Benefits updated.
Category 3 - Therapeutic Procedures340 pages(PDF 1579 KB)(RTF 9654 KB)(ZIP 559 KB)30 June 2011 - General Note on assignment of Benefits updated.
8 July 2011 Clarification provided for Telehealth notes.
Category 4 - Oral and Maxillofacial Services57 pages(PDF 265 KB)(RTF 1049 KB)(ZIP 94 KB)30 June 2011 - General Note on assignment of Benefits updated.
Category 5 - Diagnostic Imaging Services150 pages(PDF 628 KB)(RTF 2978 KB)(ZIP 175 KB)28 June 2011 - Item 59740 Schedule Fee corrected.
30 June 2011 - General Note on assignment of Benefits updated.
8 July 2011 Item 55769 EMSN cap value corrected.
Category 6 - Pathology Services108 pages(PDF 546 KB)(RTF 2015 KB)(ZIP 172 KB)30 June 2011 - General Note on assignment of Benefits updated.
Category 7 - Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Services47 pages(PDF 241 KB)(RTF 734 KB)(ZIP 80 KB)30 June 2011 - General Note on assignment of Benefits updated.
Category 8 - Miscellaneous Services112 pages(PDF 625 KB)(RTF 1582 KB)(ZIP 155 KB)30 June 2011 - General Note on assignment of Benefits updated.
8 July 2011 Clarification provided for Telehealth notes.
Other Schedules
Allied Health Schedule68 pages(PDF 268 KB)(RTF 1264 KB)(ZIP 109 KB)30 June 2011 - General Note on assignment of Benefits updated.
Dental Services Schedule65 pages(PDF 184 KB)(RTF 1520 KB)(ZIP 80 KB)30 June 2011 - General Note on assignment of Benefits updated.
Optometrical Benefits Schedule37 pages(PDF 149 KB)(RTF 337 KB)(ZIP 45 KB)30 June 2011 - General Note on assignment of Benefits updated.


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(TXT 2385 KB)(ZIP 338 KB)File created on 29 September 2010 and amended on 8 October 2010 to incorporate deletion of Sports Physician items (444-449 and to include IVBP items 15360,15363.15541,38321-38330) which have been re-instated for 1 November 2010. Amended 13 Oct '10 to reflect reversal of previously amended item description for item 12250. Also amended fee for item 36658 on 14 October '10. On 30 October, new items for Midwives, Nurse Practitioners and Obstetrics have been incorporated into this file. File amended to incorporate 1 January 2011 Extended Medicare Safety Net changes. File amended to incorporate 1 July 2011 MBS changes.
Item 59740 Schedule Fee corrected 28 June 2011.
Item 55769 EMSN Cap value provided 8 July 2011.
Amended file to include description change to item 900 effective 1 October 2011.
Relative Value Guide (RVG)(TXT 16 KB)File created on 28 September 2010
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(XML 8193 KB)(ZIP 370 KB)File created on 29 September 2010 and amended on 8 October 2010 to incorporate deletion of Sports Physician items (444-449 and to include IVBP items 15360,15363.15541,38321-38330) which have been re-instated for 1 November 2010. Amended 13 Oct '10 to reflect reversal of previously amended item description for item 12250. Also amended fee for item 36658 on 14 October '10. On 30 October, new items for Midwives, Nurse Practitioners and Obstetrics have been incorporated into this file. File amended to incorporate 1 January 2011 Extended Medicare Safety Net changes. File amended to incorporate 1 July 2011 MBS changes.
Item 59740 Schedule Fee corrected 28 June 2011.
Item 55769 EMSN Cap value provided 8 July 2011.
Amended file to include description change to item 900 effective 1 October 2011.
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