Independent impairment assessments fee schedule

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Independent impairment assessment fees effective from 1 July 2022

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

General Practitioner

Item number
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Service description
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fee
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GST
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Total (inc GST)
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IIA100

Examination, Impairment Assessment and Report

$633.69

$63.37

$697.06

IIA101

Supplementary Report - seeking information additional to that initially requested

$121.15

$12.12

$133.27

IIA102

Non-Attendance on day of appointment

$178.82

$17.88

$196.70

IIA103

Cancellation within 2 days of appointment

$89.25

$8.93

$98.18

IIA104

Dual purpose referral loading - GP^
- Loading additional to IIA100 (Only Applies Subject to Agent Request at Referral)

$262.54

$26.25

$288.79

IIA106

Travel to and from assessment (at Agent's request) per hour
- Calculated in 15 minutes blocks
- Travel only paid when travelling to a location other than IMEs nominated practice location/s
- Travel for multiple assessments in the one location should be charged on a pro-rata basis for each claim

$347.71

$34.77

$382.48

Specialist

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Service description
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fee
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GST
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Total (inc GST)
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IIA200

Examination, Impairment Assessment and Report

$844.89

$84.49

$929.38

IIA201

Supplementary Report - seeking information additional to that initially requested

$180.85

$18.09

$198.94

IIA202

Non-Attendance on day of appointment

$291.63

$29.16

$320.79

IIA203

Cancellation within 2 days of appointment

$149.92

$14.99

$164.91

IIA205

Dual purpose referral loading - Specialist^
- Loading additional to IIA200 (Only Applies Subject to Agent Request at Referral)

$397.51

$39.75

$437.26

IIA206

Travel to and from assessment (at Agent's request) per hour
- Calculated in 15 minutes blocks
- Travel only paid when travelling to a location other than IMEs nominated practice location/s
- Travel for multiple assessments in the one location should be charged on a pro-rata basis for each claim

$506.21

$50.62

$556.83

Psychiatrist

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Service description
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fee
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GST
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Total (inc GST)
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IIA400

Examination, Impairment Assessment and Report

$1,056.02

$105.60

$1,161.62

IIA401

Supplementary Report - seeking information additional to that initially requested

$301.16

$30.12

$331.28

IIA402

Non-Attendance on day of appointment

$252.48

$25.25

$277.73

IIA403

Cancellation within 2 days of appointment

$126.08

$12.61

$138.69

IIA404

Dual purpose referral loading - Psychiatrist^
- Loading additional to IIA400 (Only Applies Subject to Agent Request at Referral)

$397.51

$39.75

$437.26

IIA406

Travel to and from assessment (at Agent's request) per hour
- Calculated in 15 minutes blocks
- Travel only paid when travelling to a location other than IMEs nominated practice location/s
- Travel for multiple assessments in the one location should be charged on a pro-rata basis for each claim

$493.35

$49.34

$542.69

^ A Dual Purpose Referral refers to those requests for an assessor's opinion regarding BOTH liability AND impairment within the one referral, examination, assessment and report request. Dual Purpose Referrals will only be requested of those assessors who are both an Independent Impairment Assessor and WorkSafe approved Independent Medical Examiner. This loading only applies subject to Agent request at referral.

Enquiries

Please contact Impairment Benefits Team, WorkSafe Victoria on phone 9641 1211, fax 9641 1784 or email [email protected] or go to worksafe.vic.gov.au Independent Impairment Assessments use the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, Fourth Edition, and other methods prescribed under Victorian Workers Compensation Legislation. To enable prompt process of invoices for services provided as an Independent Impairment Assessor, assessors are requested to bill in accordance with WorkSafe requirements including providing the worker's name, claim number and the name of referring party and, in particular, ensuring that invoices are itemised appropriately and quoting "Payment Type 238". For information, advice and continuing education opportunities regarding impairment assessment methodology, please contact the Impairment Assessment Training Provider, AMA Victoria on [email protected] or go to www.iatvic.com.au.

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