Occupational rehabilitation service (registered provider) fees effective from 1 July 2019

This schedule must be read in conjunction with the occupational service delivery principles and the contents of the online claims manual.

The information contained in this fee schedule and the occupational service delivery principles replaces prior information and guidance released by WorkSafe.

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

Original Employer Services

RC250Back at Work RTW Incentive$328.05
RC700Initial Report$842.73
RC701OES Status Report$83.42
RC706Support Pathway Contact (no incentives applicable)$417.10
RC707Facilitated Discussion – Preparation (no incentives applicable)$1,303.43
RC708Facilitated Discussion – Meeting (no incentives applicable)$782.06
RC715OES Servicing$169.90 per hour
RC717Initial Report Extension – MI claims only $254.43
RC720Return to work – commencement$90.29
RC730Return to work – pre injury hours & placement report$289.09
RC740Return to work – 13 wk. sustainability (Where OES commenced less than 50 calendar days after the Agent Received Date)$621.62
RC741Return to work –13 wk. sustainability (Where OES commenced on or after 50 calendar days after the Agent Received Date)$828.80
RC742Return to work –13 wk. sustainability for mental injury$1,096.96
RC750Return to work – Pre injury duties / productive duties (Including workers receiving weekly payments at OES commencement)$180.64
RC764OES Suspension$41.71
RC799OR Provider Travel$169.90 per hour

New Employer Services

RC250Back at Work RTW Incentive$328.05
RC810NES Workplace Report$169.90 per hour
RC811Job Seeking Service (JSS) - Commencement$1,312.18
RC812Job Seeking Service (JSS): - Active$1,202.84
RC813Job Seeking Service (JSS): - Support$677.95
RC814Capacity Support Service (CSS)$765.45
RC815Capacity Support Service (CSS) Report$546.74
RC816Transferable Skills Analysis (TSA)$677.95
RC888Capacity Change Incentive$1,093.49
RC889NES Placement Report$664.52
RC890Return To Work (New Employer) – At the NES commencement date, less than 78 weeks of weekly payments have been paid and the worker is not receiving weekly payments at the 13 week sustainable RTW date$4,811.35
RC891Return To Work (New Employer) – At the NES commencement date, less than 78 weeks of weekly payments have been paid and the worker is receiving weekly payments with a 50% reduction in weekly payments at the 13 week sustainable RTW date$2,624.39
RC892Return To Work (New Employer) – At the NES commencement date, more than 78 weeks of weekly payments have been paid and the worker is not receiving weekly payments at the 13 week sustainable RTW date$8,529.22
RC893Return To Work (New Employer) – At the NES commencement date, more than 78 weeks of weekly payments have been paid and there has been a 50% reduction in weekly payments made at the 13 week sustainable RTW date compared to the NES commencement date$4,373.97
RC899NES Provider Travel$169.90 per hour

Vocational Assessments

RC500130 Week Vocational Report$169.90 per hour
RC505Supplementary Report (up to 4 hours maximum negotiated)$169.90 per hour

WISE OR Provider

EWP200Placement$721.22
EWP203Suitability and Action Plan$1,442.42

Retraining

RC770OES Retraining Assessment (negotiated to this maximum)$508.46
RC771OES Retraining Support (capped at 2 hours)$169.90 per hour
RC817NES Retraining Support (capped at 2 hours)$169.90 per hour

GP Contact Services

RC277GP RTW Case Conference - Maximum of 2 conferences per claim(capped at 2 hours)$169.90
RC278Physiotherapy RTW Case Conference - Maximum of 2 conferences per claim (capped at 2 hours)$169.90
RC279Psychology RTW Case Conference - Maximum of 2 conferences per claim (capped at 2 hours) $169.90

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.