Hearing loss assessment fees

  • Hearing loss assessment fees

    Hearing loss assessment fees effective from 1 July 2017

    Effective as at 1 July 2017 WorkSafe Victoria (WorkSafe) can pay up to a maximum amount for the following categories of services provided by a Ministerially approved assessor. Amounts shown are per service unless otherwise indicated.

    Table 1: 

    For hearing loss assessments by Ministerially approved assessors under Victorian Workers Compensation Legislation for injuries occurring prior to 12 November 1997.

    Item number

    Service Description

    Fee

    GST

    Total (incl GST)

    ENT200Examination of 30 minutes or less$162.46$16.25 $178.71
    ENT210Comprehensive examination & assessment of more than 30 minutes$246.89$24.69$271.58
    ENT220Preparation of Report$326.28$32.63$358.91
    ENT230Preparation of Supplementary Report$162.46 $16.25$178.71
    Loadings for Audiology Testing Additional to Examination & Report Services
    E11300 Evoked Response Audiometry$336.20 $33.62 $369.82
    E11309Audiogram – Air conduction$45.87$4.59$50.46
    E11312Audiogram – Air with Bone conduction$65.41$6.54$71.95
    E11315Audiogram – Air with bone conduction and speech discrimination$87.06 $8.71 $95.77
    E11327Impedance Audiogram$39.66 $3.97$43.63

    Table 2:

    For hearing loss assessments by Ministerially approved assessors under Victorian Workers Compensation Legislation for injuries occurring on or after 12 November 1997.

    Item number

    Service Description

    Fee

    GST

    Total (incl GST)

    IIH100Examination & Report$574.82$57.48$632.30
    IIH101Supplementary Report $162.46 $16.25$178.71
    Loadings for Dual Purpose Referral &/or Audiology Testing Additional to Examination & Report Services
    IIH104Dual Purpose Referral1 (Only applies Subject to Agent Request at Referral)$162.46$16.25$178.71
    E11300Evoked Response Audiometry$336.20$33.62 $369.82
    E11309Audiogram – Air Conduction$45.87$4.59$50.46
    E11312Audiogram – Air with Bone conduction$65.41$6.54$71.95
    E11315Audiogram – Air with bone conduction and speech discrimination$87.06 $8.71$9577
    E11327 Impedance Audiogram$39.66 $3.97$43.63
    Note 1

    A Dual Purpose Referral refers to those requests for an assessor's opinion regarding BOTH liability and hearing loss impairment assessment within the one referral, examination, assessment and report request. This loading only applies subject to Agent request at referral.

    To enable prompt process of invoices for services provided under Table 1 and 2, assessors are requested to bill in accordance with WorkSafe's requirements, particularly ensuring that invoices are itemised appropriately and quoting "Payment Type 108" and your "ENTxxxA" provider number.  

    Table 3:

    Schedule of Audiology Testing for services provided by WorkSafe approved Independent Medical Examiners under Victorian Workers Compensation Legislation Referral. Loadings for Audiological Testing additional to Independent Medical Examination & Report Services.

    Item number Service Description FeeGST Total (incl GST)
    S11300Evoked Response Audiometry$332.50 $33.25$365.75
    S11309Audiogram – Air conduction$45.36$4.54$49.90
    S11312Audiogram – Air with Bone conduction$64.77 $6.48 $71.25
    S11315Audiogram – Air with bone conduction and speech discrimination$86.07$8.61$94.68
    S11327Impedance Audiogram$39.24$3.92 $43.16
    Enquiries

    Please contact the Impairment Benefi ts Team, WorkSafe Victoria on phone 9641 1211, fax 9641 1784 or email impairment_ assessment@worksafe.vic.gov.au or worksafe.vic.gov.au

    To enable prompt process of invoices for services provided as an Independent Medical Examiner and audiological testing, examiners are requested to bill in accordance with WorkSafe's requirements, particularly ensuring that invoices are itemised appropriately and quoting "Payment Type 44" and your "ENTxxxA" provider number.

    For information, advice and continuing education opportunities regarding hearing loss assessment methodology, please contact the Impairment Assessment Training Provider, AMA Victoria on iat@amavic.com.au or go to www.iatvic.com.au.

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