Physiotherapy services fee schedule

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Physiotherapy service fees effective from 1 July 2022

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

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PY100

Initial Consultation - New Patient - Initial subjective and objective assessment and treatment of a new patient. Initial consultation fee includes the time taken to complete a Physiotherapy Management Plan for submission to the Agent/Employer/Medical Practitioner

$123.59

PY102

Standard Consultation - History, examination and treatment.

$61.78

PY105

Restricted Consultation - History, examination and complex treatment for workers with specific injuries based on prior approval

$123.59

PY106

Restricted Consultation Application - Completion of Restricted Consultation Application Form

$46.34

PY136

Group Consultation - Physiotherapist to supervise and attend planned session - A maximum of 6 patients treated in a class or group session and in receipt of constant overall supervision and intermittent individual attention to each participant in the group from the physiotherapist.

$30.90

PYH100

Initial Consultation - New Patient (Hand Therapist) - Initial subjective and objective assessment and treatment of a new patient. Initial consultation fee includes the time taken to complete a Physiotherapy Management Plan for submission to the Agent/Employer/Medical Practitioner

$123.59

PYH102

Standard Consultation (Hand Therapist) - History, examination and treatment.

$61.78

PYH105

Restricted Consultation (Hand Therapist) - History, examination and complex treatment for workers with specific injuries based on prior approval

$123.59

Travel: prior approval required – refer to the policy for eligibility criteria. Cannot be billed where service rate includes travel.

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PY141

Travel : Melbourne metropolitan

$2.72 per km

PY142

Travel : Regional / Rural

$1.84 per km

Hydrotherapy and Group Consultation: rates are inclusive of travel for hydrotherapy consultations

 

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PY130

Initial Consultation

$123.59

PY132

Standard Consultation

$61.78

PY133

Long Consultation

$123.59

PY135

Group consultation : minimum of two and maximum of six patients

$30.90

Return to Work Case Conference

Return to Work Case Conference: A RTW case conference is used to facilitate continuity of care, RTW and communication between relevant parties. If a RTW case conference is required, contact must be made with the Agent to facilitate the case conference and ensure appropriate representation from the Agent. The injured worker, Employer, and any member of the treating team can also be involved in the case conference. Administration and any follow up post RTW case conference is included in this fee.

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PY600

Return to Work Case Conference - Physiotherapy

$123.59

Other

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PY0035

Orthosis (purchase) : providers to use when submitting invoice for payment for orthoses provided in accordance with the External Prostheses and Orthoses Policy

As approved

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