The April 2019 Medicare Benefits Schedule

Page last updated: 01 April 2019

Current Update
The 1 April 2019 Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) files (XML, PDF, DOC and ZIP) are now available to download. For details visit the April 2019 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 (Updated 1 April 2019)

Medicare Benefits Schedules (Complete MBS and MBS by Category)

PublicationPublication download optionsNumber of pagesNotes
Complete MBSComplete MBS (PDF 17,883 KB)
Complete MBS (DOC 10,184 KB)
Complete MBS (ZIP 1,184 KB)
1,344Amend Item 115
Category 1 - AttendancesCategory 1 - Attendances (PDF 4,486 KB)
Category 1 - Attendances (DOC 2,350 KB)
Category 1 - Attendances (ZIP 301 KB)
318Amend Item 115
Category 2 - Diagnostic ProceduresCategory 2 - Diagnostic Procedures (PDF 1,374 KB)
Category 2 - Diagnostic Procedures (DOC 444 KB)
Category 2 - Diagnostic Procedures (ZIP 83 KB)
81 pages
Category 3 - Therapeutic ProceduresCategory 3 - Therapeutic Procedures (PDF 7,621 KB)
Category 3 - Therapeutic Procedures (DOC 4,176 KB)
Category 3 - Therapeutic Procedures (ZIP 480 KB)
482 pages
Category 4 - Oral and Maxillofacial ServicesCategory 4 - Oral and Maxillofacial Services (PDF 1,259 KB)
Category 4 - Oral and Maxillofacial Services (DOC 426 KB)
Category 4 - Oral and Maxillofacial Services (ZIP 74 KB)
60 pages
Category 5 - Diagnostic Imaging ServicesCategory 5 - Diagnostic Imaging Services (PDF 3,343 KB)
Category 5 - Diagnostic Imaging Services (DOC 1,593 KB)
Category 5 - Diagnostic Imaging Services (ZIP 183 KB)
239 pages
Category 6 - Pathology ServicesCategory 6 - Pathology Services (PDF 2,549 KB)
Category 6 - Pathology Services (DOC 1,143 KB)
Category 6 - Pathology Services (ZIP 169 KB)
164 pages
Category 7 - Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate ServicesCategory 7 - Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Services (PDF 1,066 KB)
Category 7 - Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Services (DOC 280 KB)
Category 7 - Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Services (ZIP 60 KB)
52 pages
Category 8 - Miscellaneous ServicesCategory 8 - Miscellaneous Services (PDF 1,997 KB)
Category 8 - Miscellaneous Services (DOC 801 KB)
Category 8 - Miscellaneous Services (ZIP 125 KB)
159 pages
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Data File (XML) updated 29 March 2019

File typeDownload optionsNotes
XML
XML help
XML (7,666 KB)
ZIP (397 KB)
Revised descriptors and EMSN max cap amount for items 177 and 699; Corrected fees of items 871 and 872 and descriptor of item 30635
Relative Value Guide (RVG)(TXT 15 KB)
MBS Historical Information Documentation (PDF 661 KB)

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