Chiropractic service fees effective from 1 July 2018

WorkSafe will pay up to a maximum amount for the following categories of service.

Item number Service description Maximum payment rate
At practitioners’ rooms
CR100 Initial Consultation New Patient
- History, examination and treatment, including report to employer/Agent (AND > 20mins Practitioner Contact Time).
$69.81
CR101 Brief Consultation
- Selective review, examination and treatment (AND < = 5mins Practitioner Contact Time).
$22.27
CR102 Standard Consultation
- History, examination and treatment (AND > 5 & < = 25mins Practitioner Contact Time).
$49.08
CR105 Restricted Consultation
- History, examination and treatment for workers with specific injuries based on prior approval
$84.08
CR106 Restricted Consultation
- Application Completion of Restricted Consultation Application Form.
$50.22
CR109 Review Consultation
- On request of employer, Agent or WorkSafe - History, examination and treatment, including report to employer/Agent (AND > = 15mins Practitioner Contact Time).
$55.58
Consultations in the community (home, work, or other – involving travel from rooms)
CR120 Initial Consultation New Patient
- History, examination and treatment, including report to employer/Agent (AND > 20mins Practitioner Contact Time).
$67.17
CR121 Brief Consultation
- Selective review, examination and treatment (AND < = 5mins Practitioner Contact Time).
$34.11
CR122 Standard Consultation
- History, examination and treatment (AND > 5 & < = 25mins Practitioner Contact Time).
$56.24
Consultations in the community (home, work, or other – involving travel from rooms)
CR123 Long Consultation
- History, examination and complex treatment or treatment of two distinct areas/conditions (AND > 25 & < 45mins).
$101.21
CR124 Extended Consultation History
- Examination and treatment of three distinct areas/conditions (AND > 45mins).
$130.89
Emergency attendance
CR130 Emergency Attendance
- Written explanation required.
$119.85
Radiological Services
General
CX01 Cervical Spine - AP and lateral - 2 views $115.81
CX02 Cervical Spine - 3-4 views $174.29
CX03 Cervical Spine - 5-6 views $231.74
CX04 Thoracic Spine - AP and Latera $144.90
CX05 Thoracic Spine - AP and 2 Laterals $175.56
CX06 Lumbar Spine - AP and Lateral - 2 views (with or without pelvis) $144.90
CX07 Lumbo-Sacral Spine - 3-4 views (with or without pelvis) $188.86
CX08 Lumbo-Sacral Spine - 5-6 views (with or without pelvis) $246.72
CX09 Full Spine $174.29
CX09A Spine - 2 regions - 4-6 views $178.00
CX09B Spine - postural series - 7-8 views $232.48
CX10 Pelvis - Postural (Pelvis or 1 postural view of the spine taken in isolation) $73.10
CX11 Pelvis and Sacro-Iliac Joints - 3 views $174.03
CX12 Sacrum and Sacro-Iliac Joints - 3-4 views $159.89
CX13 Sacrum and Coccyx - 2 views $109.81
Extremities
CX14 Clavicle - 2 views $115.81
CX15 Scapula - 2 views $115.81
CX16 Shoulder - 2 views $115.81
CX17 Shoulder - 4 views $174.27
CX18 Acromioclavicular Joints - both joints with weighted distraction - 2 views $115.81
CX19 Humerus - 2 views $115.81
CX20 Humerus - 2 views plus 2 views of one joint $174.27
CX21 Elbow - 2 views $115.81
CX22 Elbow - 4 views $174.27
CX23 Radius and Ulna - 2 views $115.81
CX24 Radius and Ulna - 2 views plus 2 views of one joint $174.27
CX25 Wrist - 2 views $115.81
CX26 Wrist - 4 views $174.27
CX27 Hands and Fingers - 2 views $115.81
CX28 Fingers - 2 views $73.10
CX29 Hip - 2 views $115.81
CX30 Hip - 3 views including pelvis $174.27
CX31 Femur - 2 views $115.81
CX32 Femur - 2 views plus 2 views of one joint $174.27
CX33 Knee - 2 views $115.81
CX34 Knee - 4 views $174.27
CX35 Tibia and Fibula - 2 views $115.81
CX36 Tibia and Fibula - 2 views plus 2 views of one joint $174.27
CX37 Ankle - 2 views $115.81
CX38 Ankle - 4 views $174.27
CX39 Foot and Toes - 2 views $115.81
CX40 Toes - 2 views $73.10
CX41 Chest - 2 views $130.79
CX42 Skull - 3 views $188.85
Other
CR0035 Orthosis (purchase)
- Refer to External Prostheses and orthoses policy.
As approved

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.

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