Medicare Benefits Schedule

Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS)

MBS Online contains the Medicare Benefits Schedule, a listing of the Medicare services subsidised by the Australian Government. The schedule is part of the wider Medicare Benefits Scheme managed by the Department of Health and administered by Department of Human Services.

This webpage aims to provide general practice staff with a quick guide of relevant MBS related information. For a comprehensive explanation of MBS Item Numbers and claiming complexities, click here to visit MBS online.


Links of interest


The 'AskMBS' advice email service is also available for MBS item number enquiries. It provides a great service, as clinics will receive replies in writing:

If you have any enquiries, or would like to provide feedback regarding the information on this page, please contact the Digital Health Team or your general practice Quality Improvement Consultant


While reasonable efforts have been made to ensure that the contents of this page are factually correct, this (including any hyperlinks and documents) is provided by Murray PHN on a general basis only. Please refer to the Medicare Benefits Schedule online at for further information and comprehensive descriptions as claiming conditions may apply.


Page last updated 4 March 2024