Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) education for health professionals

MBS education resources about claiming requirements for medical practitioners, allied health professionals and practice staff.

There are important MBS changes from 1 November 2018. Were currently updating these resources to include the changes.

Education guides

The following guides help you understand your obligations when billing and claiming MBS items.

eLearning programs

Assisted reproductive technology (ART)

This program covers:

  • billing information for ART services.

Medicare for health professionals

This program covers:

  • The Australian Health Care System
  • The Medicare program
  • Provider and prescriber eligibility
  • Introduction to the MBS
  • Referrals and requests
  • Medicare billing and claiming – basics.

Primary care items

This program covers:

  • Attendance basics
  • Targeted MBS primary care items
  • Telehealth.

Treatment of skin lesions

This program covers:

  • Consultation items and the treatment of skin lesions
  • Skin lesion excision items and local skin flap repair
  • Treatment of skin lesions – other than excision
  • Treatment of skin lesions – case studies and knowledge checks.

Chronic disease management

This program covers:

  • GP Management Plans
  • Team Care Arrangements
  • Allied Health Initiative for GPs.

Chronic disease management case studies

This program covers:

  • TCA Case Study - Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis and Parkinson's disease
  • TCA Case Study - Heart failure
  • TCA Case Study - Breast cancer
  • TCA Case Study - Chronic Obstructive Airways disease
  • TCA Case Study – Osteoarthritis
  • TCA Case Study - Pelvic Leiomyosarcoma
  • AHI Case Study – Diabetes
  • AHI Case Study - Osteoarthritis, hypertension and early dementia
  • GPMP Case Study - Asthma (child)
  • GPMP Case Study – Osteoarthritis
  • GPMP Case Study – Tendonitis
  • GPMP Case Study – Psoriasis
  • GPMP Case Study – Diabetes
  • GPMP Case Study - Asthma (adult)
  • TCA Case Study - Diabetes.

Infographics

Learn how to use the MBS items online checker.

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Page last updated: 6 December 2018