Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) service provider
Glossary Item Attributes
Identifying and definitional attributes
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Commonwealth Department of Health, Retired 19/10/2023
To be eligible to provide medical service which will attract Medicare benefits, or to provide services for or on behalf of another practitioner, practitioners must meet one of the following criteria:
NOTE: It is an offence under Section 19CC of the Health Insurance Act 1973 to provide a service without first informing a patient where a Medicare benefit is not payable for that service (i.e. the service is not listed in the MBS).