The January 2014 Medicare Benefits Schedule

Page last updated: 03 December 2013

Current Update
The 1 January 2014 Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) data (ASCII and XML) files are now available to download. For details visit the January 2014 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 (January 2014 Update):

Medicare Benefits Schedules (Complete MBS and MBS by Category)

PublicationPublication download optionsNumber of pagesNotes
Complete MBSComplete MBS (PDF 5,277KB)
Complete MBS (DOC 9,011KB)
Complete MBS (ZIP 1,251KB)
892 pages1 January 2014 File amended 20 December 2013. For details visit the January 2014 Latest News page.
Category 1 - AttendancesCategory 1 - Attendances (PDF 1,619KB)
Category 1 - Attendances (DOC 1,250KB)
Category 1 - Attendances (ZIP 259KB)
182 pages1 January 2014 File amended 17 December 2013. For details visit the January 2014 Latest News page.
Category 2 - Diagnostic ProceduresCategory 2 - Diagnostic Procedures (PDF 463KB)
Category 2 - Diagnostic Procedures (DOC 344KB)
Category 2 - Diagnostic Procedures (ZIP 89KB)
50 pages
Category 3 - Therapeutic ProceduresCategory 3 - Therapeutic Procedures (PDF 2,210KB)
Category 3 - Therapeutic Procedures (DOC 4,222KB)
Category 3 - Therapeutic Procedures (ZIP 547KB)
224 pages1 January 2014 File amended 17 December 2013. For details visit the January 2014 Latest News page.
Category 4 - Oral and Maxillofacial ServicesCategory 4 - Oral and Maxillofacial Services (PDF 452KB)
Category 4 - Oral and Maxillofacial Services (DOC 494KB)
Category 4 - Oral and Maxillofacial Services (ZIP 93KB)
57 pages
Category 5 - Diagnostic Imaging ServicesCategory 5 - Diagnostic Imaging Services (PDF 962KB)
Category 5 - Diagnostic Imaging Services (DOC 1,429KB)
Category 5 - Diagnostic Imaging Services (ZIP 195KB)
155 pages1 January 2014 File amended 17 December 2013. For details visit the January 2014 Latest News page.
Category 6 - Pathology ServicesCategory 6 - Pathology Services (PDF 801KB)
Category 6 - Pathology Services (DOC 1,098KB)
Category 6 - Pathology Services (ZIP 180KB)
108 pages1 January 2014 File amended 20 December 2013. For details visit the January 2014 Latest News page.
Category 7 - Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate ServicesCategory 7 - Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Services (PDF 407KB)
Category 7 - Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Services (DOC 345KB)
Category 7 - Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Services (ZIP 81KB)
45 pages
Category 8 - Miscellaneous ServicesCategory 8 - Miscellaneous Services (PDF 840KB)
Category 8 - Miscellaneous Services (DOC 792KB)
Category 8 - Miscellaneous Services (ZIP 148KB)
116 pages1 January 2014 File amended 17 December 2013. For details visit the January 2014 Latest News page.
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Other Schedules

PublicationPublication download optionsNumber of pagesNotes
Allied Health ScheduleAllied Health Schedule (PDF 460KB)
Allied Health Schedule (DOC 656KB)
Allied Health Schedule (ZIP 119KB)
75 pages1 January 2014 File amended 17 December 2013. For details visit the January 2014 Latest News page.
Optometrical Benefits ScheduleOptometrical Benefits Schedule (PDF 348KB)
Optometrical Benefits Schedule (DOC 211KB)
Optometrical Benefits Schedule (ZIP 55KB)
39 pages
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Data Files (ASCII and XML)

File typeDownload optionsNotes
ASCII
ASCII specifications
(TXT 2347 KB)
(ZIP 336 KB)
1 January 2014 File amended 17 December 2013. For details visit the January 2014 Latest News page.
XML
XML help
(XML 7723 KB)
(ZIP 367 KB)
1 January 2014 File amended 17 December 2013. For details visit the January 2014 Latest News page.
Relative Value Guide (RVG)(TXT 15 KB)
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