Optometry service fees effective from 1 July 2019
WorkSafe will pay up to a maximum amount for the following categories of the service.
|Item number||Service description||Maximum payment rate|
|OP603||Spectacles/Frames provided by an Optometrist||$330.52|
|OP604||Single Lens provided by an Optometrist||$175.87|
|OP605||Bi-Focal Lens provided by an Optometrist||$266.18|
|OP606||Multi-Focal Lens provided by an Optometrist||$355.00|
|OP607||Contact Lens (Soft) provided by an Optometrist||$330.52|
|OP608||Contact Lens (Hard) provided by an Optometrist||$265.45|
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.