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Pracsoft Updates

Pracsoft MBS & DVA Fee Updates

An update to the July 2024 Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) file is available to download below and now includes new Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) fees.

The DVA fee notes for July 2024 are available here, including the item numbers and fees for health services provided to members of the veteran community. 

Please Note: If you’ve already upgraded to Pracsoft version 4.3, no action is required and you can enjoy the benefits of automated MBS and DVA updates. If your practice has not yet upgraded to version 4.3, you can get started by clicking here.

Download Update

In case you missed it: From 1 July 2024 there were several changes to the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS). Read the full details on the MBS website.

Please Note: Medical software vendor files (XML and XLSX) have been delayed.  These files will be published as soon as possible. Any claims made from 1 November 2023 onwards will be back dated to reflect the new fees (indexed at 0.5%). Read more here.

View instructions on how to update new MBS fees

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Can I perform this update while people at the practice are working on Pracsoft?
A. Yes, you can do the upgrade at any time and it will not impact anyone currently working on Pracsoft. The upgrade will be applied automatically and instantly for all Pracsoft users.

Q. Do I have to apply this update on all my computers at the practice?
A. You only need to run this upgrade on one computer and this can be any machine in the practice, no need to do it on the server.

Q. How can I confirm the upgrade has worked?
A. You can check one of the updated item numbers against the new price values provided on and

Q. Will this upgrade overwrite my custom or health fund item numbers?
A. No, this will only update the fees in the MBS schedule that have been updated by Medicare, it will not alter any other custom or health fund fees you may have.

Any Fees Columns that have been generated by the surgery that include formulas will need to be recalculated.

Q: Will this update remove Deleted MBS Items?
A. No, deleted items have not been removed from the attached fee list for practices that require retrospective billing. Click to learn how to delete MBS fees

Q: Will this update change amended fee descriptions?
A. No, this update will not update amended fee descriptions. Click to learn how to modify MBS fees

If you have any questions or you experience any problems applying this update, please contact MedicalDirector Customer Care on 1300 300 161 or log an online enquiry.