The January 2015 Medicare Benefits Schedule

Page last updated: 19 January 2015

Current Update
The 1 January 2015 Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) files (DOC, PDF, ZIP, ASCII and XML) are now available to download. For details visit the January 2015 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 2015 Update):

Medicare Benefits Schedules (Complete MBS and MBS by Category)

PublicationPublication download optionsNumber of pagesNotes
Complete MBSComplete MBS (PDF 16,388KB)
Complete MBS (DOC 9,050KB)
Complete MBS (ZIP 1,216KB)
898 pages1 January 2015 File amended 19 January 2015. For details visit the January 2015 Latest News page.
Category 1 - AttendancesCategory 1 - Attendances (PDF 3,508KB)
Category 1 - Attendances (DOC 1,619KB)
Category 1 - Attendances (ZIP 263KB)
183 pages1 January 2015 File amended 19 January 2015. For details visit the January 2015 Latest News page.
Category 2 - Diagnostic ProceduresCategory 2 - Diagnostic Procedures (PDF 1,282KB)
Category 2 - Diagnostic Procedures (DOC 403KB)
Category 2 - Diagnostic Procedures (88KB)
49 pages
Category 3 - Therapeutic ProceduresCategory 3 - Therapeutic Procedures (PDF 7,629KB)
Category 3 - Therapeutic Procedures (DOC 4,211KB)
Category 3 - Therapeutic Procedures (ZIP 546KB)
341 pages1 January 2015 File amended 8 January 2015. For details visit the January 2015 Latest News page.
Category 4 - Oral and Maxillofacial ServicesCategory 4 - Oral and Maxillofacial Services (PDF 1,379KB)
Category 4 - Oral and Maxillofacial Services (DOC 490KB)
Category 4 - Oral and Maxillofacial Services (ZIP 92KB)
56 pages
Category 5 - Diagnostic Imaging ServicesCategory 5 - Diagnostic Imaging Services (PDF 3,175KB)
Category 5 - Diagnostic Imaging Services (DOC 1,478KB)
Category 5 - Diagnostic Imaging Services (ZIP 200KB)
158 pages1 January 2015 File amended 8 January 2015. For details visit the January 2015 Latest News page.
Category 6 - Pathology ServicesCategory 6 - Pathology Services (PDF 2,459KB)
Category 6 - Pathology Services (DOC 1,108KB)
Category 6 - Pathology Services (ZIP 180KB)
114 pages1 January 2015 File amended 8 January 2015. For details visit the January 2015 Latest News page.
Category 7 - Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate ServicesCategory 7 - Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Services (PDF 1,027KB)
Category 7 - Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Services (DOC 335KB)
Category 7 - Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Services (ZIP 79KB)
45 pages
Category 8 - Miscellaneous ServicesCategory 8 - Miscellaneous Services (PDF 1,899KB)
Category 8 - Miscellaneous Services (DOC 777KB)
Category 8 - Miscellaneous Services (ZIP 145KB)
115 pages1 January 2015 File amended 19 January 2015. For details visit the January 2015 Latest News page.
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Other Schedules

PublicationPublication download optionsNumber of pagesNotes
Allied Health ScheduleAllied Health Schedule (PDF 1,427KB)
Allied Health Schedule (DOC 666KB)
Allied Health Schedule (ZIP 122KB)
76 pages1 January 2015 File amended 17 December 2014. For details visit the January 2015 Latest News page.
Optometrical Benefits ScheduleOptometrical Benefits Schedule (PDF 783KB)
Optometrical Benefits Schedule (DOC 220KB)
Optometrical Benefits Schedule (ZIP 55KB)
33 pages1 January 2015 File amended 23 December 2014. For details visit the January 2015 Latest News page.
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Data Files (ASCII and XML)

File typeDownload optionsNotes
ASCII
ASCII specifications
(TXT 2316 KB)
(ZIP 332 KB)
1 January 2015 File amended 19 January 2015. For details visit the January 2015 Latest News page.
XML
XML help
(XML 8565 KB)
(ZIP 386 KB)
1 January 2015 File amended 19 January 2015. For details visit the January 2015 Latest News page.
MBS Classification
CSV Specifications
(CSV 27 KB)
Relative Value Guide (RVG)(TXT 15 KB)
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