Medical services – General practitioner (GP) return to work activity fees effective from 1 July 2018

WorkSafe Victoria will pay up to a maximum amount for the following categories of the service provided by a general practitioner with the primary purpose on getting a injured worker to stay at or return to work.

Item number Service description Maximum payment rate
GP participation in a RTW Case Conference
RTWCC1 < 20 minutes $114.43
RTWCC2 20 - 40 minutes $183.02
RTWCC3 > 40 minutes $251.50
RTWCC4 GP organise and coordinate a RTW Case Conference^ $240.31
RTWWV GP RTW Worksite Visit (employer agreement required) $465.00
RTWPC RTW Phone Call between GP and Employer $30.82

Note: These items are restricted for use by General Practitioners only and should be read in conjunction with the Medical Practitioner Policy and the General Practitioner Participation in RTW Activities information sheet.

^ The General Practitioner can either organise and coordinate or participate in a case conference, the practitioner cannotbill both items at the same case conference.

GST

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.