Statistics under Medicare

Medicare Statistics are available from September quarter 1984 onwards and financial year 1984-85 onwards. Rolling 12-month time series statistics are available from July 2009 to June 2010 onwards.

Page last updated: 12 August 2022

Quarterly Medicare statistics

Year to date summary – updated 12 August 2022

September quarter 2009 onwards – updated 12 August 2022

Historical quarterly

Medicare statistics: Rolling 12-month time series

July 2009 to June 2010 onwards – updated 12 August 2022

Annual Medicare statistics

2009-10 onwards – updated 12 August 2022

Medicare explanatory notes

COVID-19 Temporary Medicare telehealth items

Commencing 13 March 2020, new temporary MBS telehealth items were made available to help reduce the risk of community transmission of COVID-19 and provide protection for patients and health care providers. A breakdown by Broad Type of Service (BTOS) is available below.

For more detailed information please see MBS COVID-19 items on MBS On-Line.

Medicare Statistical Reports – Services Australia

Detailed Medicare statistical information on items can be found at the Services Australia website

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