Hearing services for non-contracted provider fees effective from 1 July 2019
WorkSafe will pay up to a maximum amount for the following categories of the service. Amounts shown are per service unless otherwise indicated.
|Item number||Service description||Maximum payment rate|
|HSNC101||Hearing Needs Assessment – Audiologist||$181.00|
|HSNC102||Hearing Needs Assessment – Audiometrist||$157.00|
|HSNC201||Hearing Device Fitting Package – monaural ^||$839.00|
|HSNC202||Hearing Device Fitting Package – binaural ^||$1,191.00|
|HSNC003||Hearing Review and/or Hearing Device Maintenance – Audiologist #||$126.00|
|HSNC004||Hearing Review and/or Hearing Device Maintenance – Audiometrist #||$112.00|
|HS005||Hearing Device Repairs (maximum payable) ~||$422.33|
|HS006||Hearing Device Battery Supply per Device - 12 Months||$80.00|
^ Paid only once per worker in any 5 year period in accordance with WorkSafe's hearing services and device policy.
~ Payable only if copy of manufacturer's invoice for repairs is provided.
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.