Independent impairment assessments - hearing loss fee schedule

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Independent impairment assessments – hearing loss fees effective from 1 July 2022

WorkSafe can pay up to a maximum amount for the following categories of service provided by a Ministerially approved assessor. Amounts shown are per service unless otherwise indicated.

Table 1

For hearing loss assessments by Ministerially approved assessors under Victorian Workers Compensation Legislation for injuries occurring prior to 12 November 1997.

Item number
(Click to sort descending)
Service description
(Click to clear sorting)
fee
(Click to clear sorting)
GST
(Click to clear sorting)
Total (inc GST)
(Click to clear sorting)

ENT200

Examination of 30 minutes or less

$180.96

$18.10

$199.06

ENT210

Comprehensive examination & assessment of more than 30 minutes

$275.01

$27.50

$302.51

ENT220

Preparation of Report

$363.44

$36.34

$399.78

ENT230

Preparation of Supplementary Report

$180.96

$18.10

$199.06

Loadings for audiology testing additional to examination and report services.

Item number
(Click to sort descending)
Service description
(Click to clear sorting)
fee
(Click to clear sorting)
GST
(Click to clear sorting)
Total (inc GST)
(Click to clear sorting)

E11300

Evoked Response Audiometry

$374.49

$37.45

$411.94

E11309

Audiogram - Air conduction

$51.09

$5.11

$56.20

E11312

Audiogram - Air with Bone conduction

$72.86

$7.29

$80.15

E11315

Audiogram - Air with bone conduction and speech discrimination

$96.98

$9.70

$106.68

E11327

Impedance Audiogram

$44.18

$4.42

$48.60

Table 2

For hearing loss assessments by Ministerially approved assessors under Victorian Workers Compensation Legislation for injuries occurring on or after 12 November 1997.

Item number
(Click to sort descending)
Service description
(Click to clear sorting)
fee
(Click to clear sorting)
GST
(Click to clear sorting)
Total (inc GST)
(Click to clear sorting)

IIH100

Examination & Report

$640.29

$64.03

$704.32

IIH101

Supplementary Report

$180.96

$18.10

$199.06

Loadings for dual purpose referral and/or audiology testing additional to examination and report services.

Item number
(Click to sort descending)
Service description
(Click to clear sorting)
fee
(Click to clear sorting)
GST
(Click to clear sorting)
Total (inc GST)
(Click to clear sorting)

E11300

Evoked Response Audiometry

$374.49

$37.45

$411.94

E11309

Audiogram - Air Conduction

$51.09

$5.11

$56.20

E11312

Audiogram - Air with Bone conduction

$72.86

$7.29

$80.15

E11315

Audiogram - Air with bone conduction and speech discrimination

$96.98

$9.70

$106.68

E11327

Impedance Audiogram

$44.18

$4.42

$48.60

IIH104

Dual Purpose Referral* (Only applies Subject to Agent Request at Referral)

$180.96

$18.10

$199.06

IIH105

Non-attendance on day of appointment

$220.37

$22.04

$242.41

Note*: A Dual Purpose Referral refers to those requests for an assessor's opinion regarding BOTH liability and hearing loss impairment assessment within the one referral, examination, assessment and report request. This loading only applies subject to Agent request at referral.

To enable prompt process of invoices for services provided under Table 1 and 2, assessors are requested to bill in accordance with WorkSafe's requirements, particularly ensuring that invoices are itemised appropriately and quoting 'Payment Type 108' and your 'ENTxxxA' provider number.

Table 3

Schedule of Audiology Testing for services provided by WorkSafe approved Independent Medical Examiners under Victorian Workers Compensation Legislation Referral. Loadings for Audiological Testing additional to Independent Medical Examination & Report Services.

Item number
(Click to sort descending)
Service description
(Click to clear sorting)
fee
(Click to clear sorting)
GST
(Click to clear sorting)
Total (inc GST)
(Click to clear sorting)

S11300

Evoked Response Audiometry

$370.37

$37.04

$407.41

S11309

Audiogram - Air conduction

$50.53

$5.05

$55.58

S11312

Audiogram - Air with Bone conduction

$72.15

$7.22

$79.37

S11315

Audiogram - Air with bone conduction and speech discrimination

$95.88

$9.59

$105.47

S11327

Impedance Audiogram

$43.71

$4.37

$48.08

Enquiries: Please contact the Impairment Benefits Team, WorkSafe Victoria on phone 9641 1211, fax 9641 1784 or email [email protected]

To enable prompt process of invoices for services provided as an Independent Medical Examiner and audiological testing, examiners are requested to bill in accordance with WorkSafe's requirements, particularly ensuring that invoices are itemised appropriately and quoting 'Payment Type 44' and your 'ENTxxxA' provider number.

For information, advice and continuing education opportunities regarding hearing loss 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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