Government response to recommendations of the Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Taskforce

The Government has responded to a number of recommendations from the Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Taskforce.

Page last updated: 23 August 2017

The overview factsheets outline some of the key changes adopted to improve patient care, help modernise the MBS, and see the MBS improves its focus on clinical best practice.

These fact sheets don’t include all the changes.

Detailed factsheets on the changes can be found on mbsonline.

For more information on individual recommendations presented to Government you can see the reports from the 2016 Taskforce recommendations to Government.

Previous Government response to recommendations:

Government response to obsolete items tranche #1 – announced in the 2016-17 Budget:

Healthier Medicare – removing obsolete services from the Medicare Benefits Schedule

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