The MBS provides information on the arrangements for the payment of Medicare benefits. These arrangements operate under the Health Insurance Act 1973 (as amended). The MBS publications are not legal documents, and, in cases of discrepancy, the legislation is the source for payments of Medicare benefits.
Below is a summary of the current compilations of the major acts, regulations and determinations in operation for the payment of Medicare benefits. Please note that this list is a summary and not an exhaustive list.