Medical imaging services

The TAC can pay for diagnostic imaging services for injuries sustained in a transport accident without written approval.

  • Check the medical excess has been reached (if the excess hasn’t been reached, you may be able to bill Medicare or the patient’s private health insurance for the treatment). You can contact the TAC on 1300 654 329 to check your patient’s medical excess status.
  • The TAC may request copies of the diagnostic reports and/or notes however you do not need to send these with your invoice.
  • Send your invoice directly to the TAC via mail to Transport Accident Commission (TAC) GPO Box 2751, Melbourne Vic 3001.

For more information about medical imaging services view the medical practitioner policy.

Policies that relate to you

Fees

The TAC has adopted the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) items, explanations, definitions, rules and conditions for services provided by medical practitioners.  When invoicing for medical services, medical practitioners are expected to adhere to the MBS rules unless otherwise specified by the TAC in the Reimbursement Rates for Medical Services booklet or its medical policies.

The Reimbursement Rates for Medical Services booklet below must be read in conjunction with:

Current Rates

Previous Rates

At the time of production this publication contained up to date information as released by Medicare Australia (Medicare).  The relevant publication will be updated to reflect any further changes that are implemented by Medicare each year.  Please check our website for the latest version.

If you have any questions about these publications or the reimbursement rates, please contact the TAC on 1300 654 329. Alternatively, e-mail info@tac.vic.gov.au.

Medical services reimbursement rates

Resources

Refer to our helpful range of clinical resources when treating your patient

Clinical framework for the delivery of health services