Our health, disability and legal stakeholders are critical in delivering the services our clients need to get their lives back on track. Below you will find news reports and commentary on TAC-related issues.
A new survey from Chronic Pain Australia shows that people living with persistent pain overwhelmingly deal with feelings of stigma and the judgement of family, friends, treaters and employers.
Biopsychosocial oriented pain services are helping TAC clients improve their management of pain, improve their functioning despite experiencing pain and reduce medications where possible.
Did you know the TAC has an in-house team of expert clinicians? Our Clinical Panellists work in a variety of disciplines and are dedicated to assisting your work with TAC clients. They can serve as a resource for you and provide advice when you treat those injured in transport accidents.
TAC staff have been busy at health and disability conferences in the past month, listening to providers and communicating changes in how we’re working to improve outcomes for TAC clients.
The parent company of the TAC’s digital payment platform, LanternPay, has been recognised by the Australian Financial Review as one of 2018’s most innovative companies.
If you’re an IRQS-registered Disability Service professional who works with TAC clients, you won’t want to miss our upcoming Disability Provider Forum. You’ll hear from expert speakers with a range of insights in the field.
Our new fee schedules go into effect 1 July 2018. We've also extended our LanternPay fee rebate, launched an attendant care weekend rate, ended EIPF registrations and updated our billing standards.
People in Australia with intellectual and developmental disability have poorer health than the rest of the community, take more medication, are hospitalised more often and stay in hospital longer. Professor Susan Balandin and Dr. Jo Watson from Deakin University visited the TAC to discuss how Australia is measuring up to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities ten years on.
A recent project sheds new light on how to treat patients with posttraumatic amnesia. Research shows that earlier therapy may improve functionality and help reduce the patient's hospital stay.
A partnership between the TAC, the Alfred Hospital and Ambulance Victoria gives TAC clients quick claim approval, letting them focus on recovery instead of paperwork.