Private psychiatric hospital – Non-arrangement service fees effective from 1 July 2018

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

Description Episode classification Maximum payment rate
Approved Psychiatric Program PY
1 -14 days   $663.68
15 - 28 days   $567.77
> 28 days   $436.71
Electro Convulsive Therapy ECTFEE $242.07
Day Only Rate   $378.09

Explanatory notes

All Services and invoicing must be provided in line with the following guidelines located on the WorkSafe website.

  • Private hospital invoicing guidelines
  • Pharmacy policy
  • MBS Rules

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.