Prosthetist and orthotist fees

  • Prosthetist and orthotist services fees

    Prosthetist and orthotist services fees effective from 1 July 2017

    Effective as at 1 July 2017, WorkSafe Victoria (WorkSafe) will pay up to a maximum amount for the following categories of the service:

    Item code

    Service description

    Maximum payment rate

    PR600Initial Consultation$56.75
    PR602Standard Consultation (up to 30 minutes)$38.21
    PR604Long Consultation >30 minutes < 45 minutes$69.49
    PR606Prolonged Consultation >45 minutes <60 minutes $92.86
    PR618Prosthetic Management Review Form - lower extremity or upper extremity (total cost for completion of Form)$49.86
    Manufacture
    PR608Time to manufacture (Greater than 1 hour should be charged pro-rata at hourly rate)$100.88 p/h
    Purchase of Standard Products / Equipment 

    (Standard products require the prior approval of WorkSafe and are payable at cost. Details of the products must be included on the invoice for payment)

    PR610Minor Repair (Prosthesis) Total cost of consumables, materials, consultation and manufacturing time. (Minor repairs are any repairs up to $250)As approved
    PR614Major Repair (Prosthesis) Total cost of consumables and materials only. Consultation and/or manufacturing time to be billed separately under corresponding item numbers (Major repairs are any repairs above $250 inclusive of consumables)As approved
    PR612New prostheses or change of prescription Total cost of consumables and materials only. Consultation and/or manufacturing time to be billed separately under corresponding item numbersAs approved
    EQ0035Orthosis (purchase) Providers to use when submitting invoice for payment for orthotic equipment, aids & appliances. Not to be used for clinical or manufacturing services - use of PR codes to be used for these service typesAs approved

    Fees for prosthetist and orthotist services including equipment, provided within a public hospital will be based on the Department of Health schedule of fees and charges for acute health services in Victoria. Refer to www.health.vic.gov.au/feesman 

    GST: 

    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

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