MBS ITEMS – Quick Reference Guide

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With the constant updates of the  MBS Billing, we have put together a quick reference guide. The table below provides a snapshot of commonly billed items for General Practitioners. 

Please keep in mind that the eligibility to bill the new items for Non-VR General Practitioners is dependent on your practice location.

Commonly Billed Items –

Standard Consultation: Level B
Category
RateItem Number
What Do I Bill as a VR General Practitioner?$41.40 (A1)23
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a metro location?$21.00 (A2)53
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a metro location, in Non-Urgent After Hours?$53.90 (A22)5020
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a rural location, NOT on a program?$33.10 (A7.2)185
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a rural location, on MDRAP?$33.10 (A7.2)185
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a rural location, on AGPT, FSP, ACRRM IP, RVTS or RGTS?$41.40 (A1)23

Prolonged Consultation: Level C
Category
RateItem Number
What Do I Bill as a VR General Practitioner?$80.10 (A1)36
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a metro location?$38.00 (A2.1)54
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a metro location, in Non-Urgent After Hours?$92.45 (A22)5040
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a rural location, NOT on a program?$64.10 (A7.2)189
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a rural location, on MDRAP?$64.10 (A7.2)189
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a rural location, on AGPT, FSP, ACRRM IP, RVTS or RGTS?$80.10 (A1)36

Extra-Long Consultation: Level D
Category
RateItem Number
What Do I Bill as a VR General Practitioner?$118.00 (A1)44
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a metro location?$61.00 (A2.1)57
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a metro location, in Non-Urgent After Hours?$129.65 (A22)5060
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a rural location, NOT on a program?$94.40 (A7.2)203
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a rural location, on MDRAP?$94.40 (A7.2)203
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a rural location, on AGPT, FSP, ACRRM IP, RVTS or RGTS?$118.00 (A1)44

General Practice Health Assessments: Under 30 minutes
Category
RateItem Number
What Do I Bill as a VR General Practitioner?$65.30 (A14)701
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a metro location?$52.25 (A7)224
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a metro location, in Non-Urgent After Hours?$53.90 (A22)5020
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a rural location, NOT on a program?$52.25 (A7)224
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a rural location, on MDRAP?$52.25 (A7)224
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a rural location, on AGPT, FSP, ACRRM IP, RVTS or RGTS?$65.30 (A14)701

General Practice Health Assessments: 30 – 45 minutes
Category
RateItem Number
What Do I Bill as a VR General Practitioner?$151.80 (A14)703
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a metro location?$121.45 (A7.5)225
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a metro location, in Non-Urgent After Hours?$92.45 (A22)5040
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a rural location, NOT on a program?$121.45 (A7.5)225
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a rural location, on MDRAP?$121.45 (A7.5)225
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a rural location, on AGPT, FSP, ACRRM IP, RVTS or RGTS?$151.80 (A14)703

General Practice Health Assessments: 45 – 60 minutes
Category
RateItem Number
What Do I Bill as a VR General Practitioner?$209.45 (A14)705
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a metro location?$167.55 (A7.5)226
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a metro location, in Non-Urgent After Hours?$129.65 (A22)5060
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a rural location, NOT on a program?$167.55 (A7.5)226
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a rural location, on MDRAP?$166.70 (A7.5)226
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a rural location, on AGPT, FSP, ACRRM IP, RVTS or RGTS?$209.45 (A14)705

General Practice Health Assessments: 60 minutes +
Category
RateItem Number
What Do I Bill as a VR General Practitioner?$295.90 (A14)707
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a metro location?$236.70 (A7.5)227
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a metro location, in Non-Urgent After Hours?$129.65 (A22)5060
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a rural location, NOT on a program?$236.70 (A7.5)227
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a rural location, on MDRAP?$236.70 (A7.5)227
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a rural location, on AGPT, FSP, ACRRM IP, RVTS or RGTS?$295.90 (A14)707

Health Assessment: ATSI
Category
RateItem Number
What Do I Bill as a VR General Practitioner?$233.65 (A14)715
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a metro location?$186.90 (A7.5)228
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a metro location, in Non-Urgent After Hours?$53.90 (A22)5020
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a rural location, NOT on a program?$186.90 (A7.5)228
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a rural location, on MDRAP?$186.90 (A7.5)228
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a rural location, on AGPT, FSP, ACRRM IP, RVTS or RGTS?$233.65 (A14)715

Team Care Arrangement: TCA
Category
RateItem Number
What Do I Bill as a VR General Practitioner?$125.85 (A15)723
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a metro location?$100.70 (A7.6)230
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a metro location, in Non-Urgent After Hours?$53.90 (A22)5020
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a rural location, NOT on a program?$100.70 (A7.6)230
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a rural location, on MDRAP?$100.70 (A7.6)230
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a rural location, on AGPT, FSP, ACRRM IP, RVTS or RGTS?$125.85 (A15)723

GPMP Review
Category
RateItem Number
What Do I Bill as a VR General Practitioner?$79.30 (A15)732
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a metro location?$63.45 (A7.6)233
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a metro location, in Non-Urgent After Hours?$53.90 (A22)5020
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a rural location, NOT on a program?$63.45 (A7.6)233
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a rural location, on MDRAP?$63.45 (A7.6)233
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a rural location, on AGPT, FSP, ACRRM IP, RVTS or RGTS?$79.30 (A15)732

GP: Mental Health Treatment: 20 – 40 minutes (No Specific Training)
Category
RateItem Number
What Do I Bill as a VR General Practitioner?$78.95 (A20)2700
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a metro location?$63.15 (A7.9)272
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a metro location, in Non-Urgent After Hours?$92.45 (A22)5040
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a rural location, NOT on a program?$63.15 (A7.9)272
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a rural location, on MDRAP?$63.15 (A7.9)272
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a rural location, on AGPT, FSP, ACRRM IP, RVTS or RGTS?$78.95 (A20)2700

GP: Mental Health Treatment: 40 minutes + (No Specific Training)
Category
RateItem Number
What Do I Bill as a VR General Practitioner?$116.20 (A20)2701
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a metro location?$92.95 (A7.9)276
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a metro location, in Non-Urgent After Hours?$129.65 (A22)5060
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a rural location, NOT on a program?$92.95 (A7.9)276
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a rural location, on MDRAP?$92.95 (A7.9)276
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a rural location, on AGPT, FSP, ACRRM IP, RVTS or RGTS?$116.20 (A20)2701

Standard After Hours
Category
RateItem Number
What Do I Bill as a VR General Practitioner?$31.90 (A22)5000
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a metro location?$25.50 (A7.10)733
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a metro location, in Non-Urgent After Hours?$53.90 (A22)5020
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a rural location, NOT on a program?$25.50 (A7.10)733
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a rural location, on MDRAP?$25.50 (A7.10)733
What Do I Bill as a NON-VR General Practitioner in a rural location, on AGPT, FSP, ACRRM IP, RVTS or RGTS?$31.90 (A22)5000

Please note: the A7 MBS items group is specifically for non-vocationally recognised GPs. They are the ‘medical practitioners’ referred to in the July 2018 MBS Item Schedule. References to ‘general practitioner’ in other item groups mean a ‘vocationally recognised GP or a certified doctor who may or may not be participating in a training program, such as AGPT, RACGP-FSP, ACRRM-IP, RVTS or RGTS.


Note: The information presented above has been sourced from MBS website and the new guidelines have been updated as of 2023.08.15.

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