Physiotherapy service fees effective from 1 July 2018

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

Item number Service description Maximum payment rate
At practitioner's rooms
PY100 Initial Consultation - New Patient
- History, examination and treatment, including Physiotherapy Management Plan (PMP) to employer, Agent and medical practitioner
- AND > 20mins
$103.71
PY101 Brief Consultation
- Selective review, examination and treatment
- AND > 10 & < 15 mins
$32.43
PY102 Standard Consultation
- Individual consultation: History, examination and treatment
- Direct patient contact time ≥ = 15 mins
$54.46
PY105 Restricted Consultation
- History, examination and complex treatment for workers with specific injuries based on prior approval
- AND > 20 mins
$84.08
PY106 Restricted Consultation Application
- Completion of Restricted Consultation Application Form
$50.22
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.
- Constant overall supervision ≥ = 30 mins
$23.82
At hospital (involving travel from rooms)
PY110 Initial Consultation New Patient
- History, examination and treatment, including PMP to employer, Agent and medical practitioner
- AND > 20 mins
$103.73
PY111 Brief Consultation
- Selective review, examination and treatment
- AND > 10 & < 15 mins
$43.40
PY112 Standard Consultation
- History, examination and treatment
- AND ≥15 mins
$56.97
PY113 Long Consultation
- History, examination and complex treatment or treatment of two distinct areas/conditions
- AND > 20 mins
$80.73
PY114 Extended Consultation
- History, examination and treatment of three distinct areas/conditions
$102.96
At home or work (involving travel from rooms)
PY120 Initial Consultation New Patient
- History, examination and treatment, including PMP to employer, Agent and medical practitioner
- AND > 20 mins
$103.73
PY121 Brief Consultation
- Selective review, examination and treatment
- AND > 10 & < 15 mins
$43.40
PY122 Standard Consultation
- History, examination and treatment
- AND ≥ 15 mins
$56.97
PY123 Long Consultation
- History, examination and complex treatment or treatment of two distinct areas/conditions
- AND > 20 mins
$80.73
PY124 Extended Consultation
- History, examination and treatment of three distinct areas/conditions
- AND > 30 mins
$102.96
PY125 Group Consultation - Physiotherapist to supervise and attend planned session
- Maximum of 6 patients per session
- AND ≥ 30 mins (per patient)
$25.19
PY128 Workplace Assessment with approval of employer
- Workplace visit and assessment including report to employer / Agent (max 3 hours)
$158.43 per hour
Hydrotherapy services
PY130 Initial Consultation New Patient
- History, examination and treatment, including PMP to employer, Agent and medical practitioner
- AND > 20 mins
$103.73
PY132 Standard Consultation
- Individual consultation: History, examination and treatment
- Direct patient contact time ≥ = 15 mins
$46.09
PY133 Long Consultation
- History, examination and complex treatment or treatment of two distinct areas/conditions
- AND > 20 mins
$69.81
PY135 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, with patient in the pool for at least 20 minutes.
- Constant overall supervision ≥ = 30 mins
$23.82
Other
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

 

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.

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