Hearing services for non contracted providers policy and fees
- Hearing services fees
Hearing Services for non-contracted provider fees effective from 1 July 2017
Item number Service description Maximum payment rate HSNC101 Hearing Needs Assessment – Audiologist $190.93 HSNC102 Hearing Needs Assessment – Audiometrist $161.87 HSNC201 Hearing Device Fitting Package – monaural $681.93 HSNC202 Hearing Device Fitting Package – binaural $1104.49 (For above) Paid only once per worker in any 5 year period unless prior approval obtained from WorkSafe Agent HS001 Management Fee – Monaural or Binaural Hearing Aid/s excluding GST * $306.83 HSGST001 GST Component of Management Fee $30.68 HS002 Management Fee – Assistive Listening Device/s excluding GST* $98.23 HSGST002 GST Component of Management Fee * $9.82 HS003 Hearing Review and/or Hearing Device Maintenance – Audiologist $148.84/hr HS004 Hearing Review and/or Hearing Device Maintenance – Audiometrist $129.44/hr (For above) Paid up to a maximum of 7 hours within a 5 year period unless prior approval obtained from WorkSafe Agent HS005 Hearing Device Repairs Max $405.02
(For above) Payable only if copy of manufacturer's invoice for repairs is provided
* WorkSafe billing requires the GST component of the Management fees for Hearing Aids and Devices to be itemised separately on invoices. For other items, amounts published have not taken into account that GST may apply to certain services. Where deemed appropriate by WorkSafe, an amount taking into account GST will be added to the listed amount.