June 11, 2020

Medicare Benefits Schedules

Medicare Benefits Schedules

Medicare Benefits Schedules (Complete MBS and MBS by Category)

PublicationPublication download optionsNumber of pagesNotesComplete MBS

Complete MBS - PDF 11,614 KB
Complete MBS - DOC 10,583 KB
Complete MBS (ZIP 1,235 KB)1,396Does not yet include COVID-19 itemsCategory 1 - AttendancesCategory 1 - Attendances - PDF 3,623 KB
Category 1 - Attendances - DOC 2,482 KB
Category 1 - Attendances - ZIP 339 KB356Does not yet include COVID-19 itemsCategory 2 - Diagnostic ProceduresCategory 2 - Diagnostic Procedures - PDF 1,135 KB
Category 2 - Diagnostic Procedures - DOC 434 KB
Category 2 - Diagnostic Procedures - ZIP 81 KB81 pagesDoes not yet include COVID-19 itemsCategory 3 - Therapeutic ProceduresCategory 3 - Therapeutic Procedures - PDF 4,689 KB
Category 3 - Therapeutic Procedures - DOC 4,209 KB
Category 3 - Therapeutic Procedures - ZIP 488 KB492 pagesDoes not yet include COVID-19 itemsCategory 4 - Oral and Maxillofacial ServicesCategory 4 - Oral and Maxillofacial Services - PDF 879 KB
Category 4 - Oral and Maxillofacial Services - DOC 430 KB
Category 4 - Oral and Maxillofacial Services (ZIP 60 KB)60 pagesDoes not yet include COVID-19 itemsCategory 5 - Diagnostic Imaging ServicesCategory 5 - Diagnostic Imaging Services - PDF 2,161 KB
Category 5 - Diagnostic Imaging Services - DOC 1,599 KB
Category 5 - Diagnostic Imaging Services (ZIP 188 KB)233 pagesDoes not yet include COVID-19 itemsCategory 6 - Pathology ServicesCategory 6 - Pathology Services - PDF 1,624 KB
Category 6 - Pathology Services - DOC 1,060 KB
Category 6 - Pathology Services - ZIP 156 KB151 pagesDoes not yet include COVID-19 itemsCategory 7 - Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate ServicesCategory 7 - Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Services - PDF 761 KB
Category 7 - Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Services - DOC 277 KB
Category 7 - Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Services (ZIP 50 KB)52 pagesDoes not yet include COVID-19 itemsCategory 8 - Miscellaneous ServicesCategory 8 - Miscellaneous Services - PDF 1,814 KB
Category 8 - Miscellaneous Services - DOC 944 KB
Category 8 - Miscellaneous Services (ZIP 104 KB)184 pagesDoes not yet include COVID-19 itemsTop of page

Data File (XML) updated 28 May 2020

File typeDownload optionsNotesMBS file XML (8,039 KB) as at 17 March 2020
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MBS XML File (XML 8,382 KB) file as at 20 April 2020






MBS XML file (XML 8,383 KB) file as at 6 April 2020


MBS XML file (XML 8,383 KB) as at 1 April 2020MBS XML 200317

















MBS XML 200420






MBS XML 200406


MBS XML 200401


This XML file (MBS XML 200317.xml) was updated on 27 May 2020 to include pathology items 69476 and 69477 which can be claimed for services provided between 13 March 2020 to 31 March 2020. For consistency, this XML is dated from 17 March 2020 to include the amendments to allow item 69485 to be claimed as a stand-alone test and is not required to be provided in conjunction with a test described in items 69494, 69495 or 69496.

For more information visit the 1 April 2020 News page


Removes bulk-billing requirement from specialist COVID-19 items
Includes two new bulk-billing incentives items
Includes 28 new specialist telehealth items

Includes 22 new specialist COVID-19 items

Amends pathology item 73336
Relative Value Guide (RVG)(TXT 16 KB)

MBS Historical Information DocumentationItem Map
Item Descriptors
Re-use Item Map - PDF 661 KB