Independent impairment assessment fees effective from 1 July 2018

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

Item number Service description Fee GST Total (inc. GST)
General Practitioners
IIA100 Examination, Impairment assessment and report $577.85 $57.78 $635.63
IIA101 Supplementary report – seeking information additional to that initially requested
- Loading additional to IIA100 (only applies subject to Agent request at referral).
$110.48 $11.05 $121.52
IIA102 Non-attendance on day of appointment
- Loading additional to IIA100 (only applies subject to Agent request at referral).
$163.06 $16.31 $179.36
IIA103 Cancellation within 2 days of appointment
- Loading additional to IIA100 (only applies subject to Agent request at referral).
$81.39 $8.14 $89.53
IIA104 Dual purpose referral loading – GP^ $239.41 $23.94 $263.35
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.
$317.07 $31.71 $348.77
Specialist
IIA200 Examination, Impairment assessment and report $770.44 $77.04 $847.48
IIA201 Supplementary Report – seeking information additional to that initially requested
- Loading additional to IIA100 (only applies subject to Agent request at referral).
$164.91 $16.49 $181.40
IIA202 Non-attendance on day of appointment
- Loading additional to IIA100 (only applies subject to Agent request at referral).
$265.93 $26.59 $292.53
IIA203 Cancellation within 2 days of appointment
- Loading additional to IIA200 (only applies subject to Agent request at referral)
$136.72 $13.67 $150.39
IIA205 Dual purpose referral loading – Specialist ^ $362.48 $36.25 $398.73
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.
$461.61 $46.16 $507.77
Psychiatrist
IIA400 Examination, Impairment assessment and report $962.97 $96.30 $1,059.26
IIA401 Supplementary report – seeking information additional to that initially requested
- Loading additional to IIA100 (only applies subject to Agent request at referral)
$274.62 $27.46 $302.08
IIA402 Non-attendance on day of appointment
- Loading additional to IIA100 (only applies subject to Agent request at referral)
$230.22 $23.02 $253.25
IIA403 Cancellation within 2 days of appointment
- Loading additional to IIA200 (only applies subject to Agent request at referral)
$114.97 $11.50 $126.47
IIA404 Dual purpose referral loading – Psychiatrist $362.48 $36.25 $398.73
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.
$449.87 $44.99 $494.86

^ 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.

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