Early intervention physiotherapy framework (EIPF) fee schedule

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Early intervention physiotherapy framework fees effective from 1 July 2022

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

Initial consultation

Initial subjective and objective assessment and treatment of a new patient. Initial consultation fee includes the time taken to complete a Physiotherapy Management Plan for submission to the Agent/Employer/Medical Practitioner

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EPA100

Initial Consultation

$134.18

EPAH100

Initial Consultation (Hand Therapist)

$134.18

Early intervention extended consultation

Maximum of two early intervention extended consultations can be billed within the first seven months from date of injury. These consultations are utilised to support RTW or a complicated recovery. Prior approval from the Agent is not required.

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EIXTC1

Extended Consultation

$134.18

EIXTC1H

Extended Consultation (Hand Therapist)

$134.18

Standard consultation: ongoing assessment and treatment

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EPA102

Standard Consultation < 7 months from date of injury

$83.86

EPAH102

Standard Consultation < 7 months from date of injury (Hand Therapist)

$83.86

EPB102

Standard Consultation > 7 months from date of injury

$67.09

EPBH102

Standard Consultation > 7 months from date of injury (Hand Therapist)

$67.09

Certificate of Capacity

Used when completing a Certificate of Capacity. This code can be billed in addition to a consultation item code if required. See guidance material on the WorkSafe website for further information.

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EICERT

Certificate of Capacity

$50.31

Post-operative consultation

This item can be billed for a maximum of 3 months of treatment following surgery (from first post-op physio session). Surgery must occur within 30 months of date of injury. See guidance material on the WorkSafe website for eligible surgery types.

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EIP001

Post-operative consultation

$83.86

EIPH001

Post-operative Consultation (Hand Therapist)

$83.86

Extended consultation : prior approval required – refer to policy for eligibility criteria

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EIP105

Extended consultation

$134.18

EIPH105

Extended Consultation (Hand Therapist)

$134.18

Workplace assessment : employer approval required – includes travel

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PY128

Workplace Assessment and report : max 3 hours or $603.81

$201.27 per hour

Travel: Prior approval required - refer to policy for eligibility criteria

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EPA131

Travel : Melbourne metropolitan

$2.72 per km

EPA132

Travel : Regional / Rural

$1.84 per km

Hydrotherapy & Group Consultation : rates are inclusive of travel for hydrotherapy consultations

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PY130

Initial Consultation

$123.59

PY132

Standard Consultation

$61.78

PY133

Long Consultation

$123.59

PY135

Group consultation: minimum of two and maximum of six patients

$30.90

Return to Work Case Conference

A RTW case conference is used to facilitate continuity of care, RTW and communication between relevant parties. If a RTW case conference is required, contact must be made with the Agent to facilitate the case conference and ensure appropriate representation from the Agent. The injured worker, Employer, and any member of the treating team can also be involved in the case conference. Administration and any follow up post RTW case conference is included in this fee.

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EPA109

Return to Work Case Conference - Physiotherapy

$134.18

Other

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PY0035

Orthosis (purchase): providers to use when submitting invoice for payment for orthoses provided in accordance with the External Prostheses and Orthoses Policy

As approved

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