Attendant care service fees effective from 1 July 2019

Attendant care - IRQS*

Item number Service description Maximum payment rate
PH170 Attendant care - Weekday $48.88 per hour
PH185 Attendant care - Weekday Evening (8pm to 12am) $53.60 per hour
PH186 Attendant care - Saturday $67.80 per hour
PH187 Attendant care - Sunday $86.76 per hour
PH188 Attendant care - Active Overnight (12am to 6am) $54.54 per hour
PH180 Attendant care - Public holiday $105.68 per hour
PH140 Inactive overnight care (8hr shift inclusive of 1 hour active)^ $212.90
PH150 Travel $0.76 per km
PH160 Establishment fee $1,207.32

^ For inactive overnight support where more than one hour and up to four hours of active care are provided, the additional hours are to be billed at the attendant care - active overnight hourly rate (PH188). For example, where three hours of active care are provided, bill for PH140 as well as 2 x PH188. If more than four hours of active care are provided, active overnight support is to be billed at eight times the attendant care - active overnight hourly rate, i.e. 8 x PH188.

* For further information regarding Attendant Care – IRQS (Independently Reviewed against Quality Standards), please refer to the Registration Criteria at www.worksafe.vic.gov.au

Attendant care - non IRQS

Item number Service description Maximum payment rate
PH110 Attendant care $46.65 per hour
PH140 Inactive overnight care (8 hr shift inclusive of 1 hour active)^ $212.90
PH150 Travel $0.76 per km
PH160 Establishment fee $1,207.32

^ For inactive overnight support where more than one hour and up to four hours of active care are provided, the additional hours are to be billed at the attendant care hourly rate (PH110). For example, where three hours of active care are provided, bill for PH140 as well as 2 x PH110. If more than four hours of active care are provided, active overnight support is to be billed at eight times the attendant care hourly rate, i.e. 8 x PH110.

GST

Maximum fees listed in this fee schedule are exclusive of GST. If GST is applicable, WorkSafe Victoria will pay the GST component in addition to the maximum fee. Providers should provide a tax invoice where amounts are subject to GST. For queries regarding whether the services you provide to an injured worker are taxable (that is, subject to GST) please contact the Australian Taxation Office and/or your tax advisor.