Family counselling service fees effective from 1 July 2019

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

Medical Practitioner - Family Counselling Services (as listed in Medical reimbursements Fee Schedule)

Please refer to the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) for appropriate item numbers and WorkSafe Medical Reimbursements schedule for fees (Max Payable $6,600.00 ).

Social Worker - Family Counselling Services (as listed in Social Work Services Fee Schedule)

Item number Service description Maximum payment rate
SWFC600H Initial consultation - at home, hospital, work (Max payable $6,600.00) $88.36 per hour
SWFC600R Initial consultation - at rooms (Max payable $6,600.00) $60.52 per hour
SWFC602H Standard consultation - at home, hospital, work (Max payable $6,600.00) $75.20 per hour
SWFC602R Standard consultation - at rooms (Max payable $6,600.00) $50.38 per hour

Psychology - Family Counselling Services (as listed in Psychology Services Fee Schedule)

Item number Service description Maximum payment rate
FAM01 Family counselling severe or prescribed injury - at home, hospital, work (Max payable $6,600.00) $170.76 per hour
FAM02 Family counselling following death - at rooms (Max payable $6,600.00) $170.76 per hour

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.

Download current and past fee schedules