Medicare Benefits Schedule July update

Medicare Benefits Schedule July update

The 1 July 2014 Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) files are now available to download from the MBS Online website or here.

A summary of changes is available from this link and includes:

  • General Fee Increase
  • Review of General Medical Service
  • Review of Diagnostic Imaging Services
  • Summary of Changes
Particular item to note in the Review of General Medical Services is in the Health Assessment Item Number Group which reads: A new eligible group, former serving members of the Australian Defence Force at risk of developing mental or physical health problems, to be able to claim the four time-tiered Medicare Health Assessment Items (701, 703, 705 and 707).

For more information please contact the Department of Human Services Enquiry Provider Line at132 150, or contact your Primary Care Support Team at practice_support@nsml.com.au or phone 9477 8700.