Current UpdateThe 1 November 2015 Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) files (XML, DOC, PDF, ZIP) are now available to download. For details visit the November 2015 Latest News page.
As announced by subscriber email in July 2014, the ASCII file was discontinued commencing February 2015. The XML file contains the same information as the ASCII file and will continue to be supported. You can sign up for announcements relating to changes to MBS files on the MBSOnline subscription 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 (November 2015 Update):
Medicare Benefits Schedules (Complete MBS and MBS by Category)Top of page
|Publication||Publication download options||Number of pages||Notes|
|Allied Health Schedule||Allied Health Schedule (PDF 1,427KB)|
Allied Health Schedule (DOC 666KB)
Allied Health Schedule (ZIP 122KB)
|Optometrical Benefits Schedule||Optometrical Benefits Schedule (PDF 879KB)|
Optometrical Benefits Schedule (DOC 260KB)
Optometrical Benefits Schedule (ZIP 66KB)
|48 pages||1 September 2015 File amended 14 October 2015.|
Data File (XML) Updated 21 October 2015
|File type||Download options||Notes|
|(XML 8643 KB)|
(ZIP 392 KB)
|1 November 2015 File amended 21 October 2015. For details visit the November 2015 Latest News page.|
|(CSV 27 KB)|
|Relative Value Guide (RVG)||(TXT 15 KB)|