Interpreting services fees

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Effective 1 July 2020

Interpreting services can be invoiced online via LanternPay for next business day payments.

For Interpreting services provided on or after 1 July 2020
Service DescriptionTAC Item NumberMaximum Payment
Rate
Interpreting - Independent Medico Legal Examination held in Medical Practitioner's Rooms (up to 2 hours) EX0010* $128.93
Interpreting - Independent Medico Legal Examination held in Medical Practitioner's Rooms (per additional hour) EX0011* $44.45
Interpreting - Impairment Examination held in Medical Practitioner's rooms (up to 2 hours) EX0015* $128.93
Interpreting - Impairment Examination held in Medical Practitioner's rooms (per additional hour) EX0016* $44.45
Interpreting - Medical Examination held at TAC  (up to 2 hours) EX0020* $128.93
Interpreting - Medical Examination held at TAC (per additional hour) EX0021* $44.45
Interpreting - Non attendance; Where an interpreter presents at a medical examination but the claimant fails to attend, the full service fee can be charged. EX0025* $128.93
Cancellation of Interpreter assignment - A payment will only be made where an appointment for an interpreter is cancelled by the TAC on the same day of the scheduled assignment. EX0026* $64.58
Interpreting - Client Treatment (up to 2 hours). This relates to an interpreter attending an assignment for the purposes of the client seeking treatment. EX0030* $128.93
Interpreting - Client Treatment (per additional hour).  This relates to an interpreter attending an assignment for the purposes of the client seeking treatment. EX0031* $44.45
Interpreting - Miscellaneous (up to 2 hours) EX0032* $127.65
Interpreting - Miscellaneous (per additional hour) EX0033* $44.45
Interpreting - Translating (per 100 words) EX0035* $48.05
Telephone Interpreting between the hours 8 AM and 6 PM (per 15 mins) EX0032* $23.53
Use the Miscellaneous item number for all Telephone Interpreting Services   

Fees for interpreting services performed within a public hospital outpatient setting will be based
on the Department of Human Services schedule of fees and charges for acute health services in Victoria. Refer to www.health.vic.gov.au/feesman.

For Interpreting services provided between 1 July 2019 and 30 June 2020
Service DescriptionTAC Item NumberMaximum Payment
Rate
Interpreting - Independent Medico Legal Examination held in Medical Practitioner's Rooms (up to 2 hours) EX0010* $126.39
Interpreting - Independent Medico Legal Examination held in Medical Practitioner's Rooms (per additional hour) EX0011* $43.57
Interpreting - Impairment Examination held in Medical Practitioner's rooms (up to 2 hours) EX0015* $126.39
Interpreting - Impairment Examination held in Medical Practitioner's rooms (per additional hour) EX0016* $43.57
Interpreting - Medical Examination held at TAC  (up to 2 hours) EX0020* $126.39
Interpreting - Medical Examination held at TAC (per additional hour) EX0021* $43.57
Interpreting - Non attendance; Where an interpreter presents at a medical examination but the claimant fails to attend, the full service fee can be charged. EX0025* $126.39
Cancellation of Interpreter assignment - A payment will only be made where an appointment for an interpreter is cancelled by the TAC on the same day of the scheduled assignment. EX0026* $63.31
Interpreting - Client Treatment (up to 2 hours). This relates to an interpreter attending an assignment for the purposes of the client seeking treatment. EX0030* $126.39
Interpreting - Client Treatment (per additional hour).  This relates to an interpreter attending an assignment for the purposes of the client seeking treatment. EX0031* $43.57
Interpreting - Miscellaneous (up to 2 hours) EX0032* $125.13
Interpreting - Miscellaneous (per additional hour) EX0033* $43.57
Interpreting - Translating (per 100 words) EX0035* $47.10
Telephone Interpreting between the hours 8 AM and 6 PM (per 15 mins) EX0032* $23.07
Use the Miscellaneous item number for all Telephone Interpreting Services   

Fees for interpreting services performed within a public hospital outpatient setting will be based
on the Department of Human Services schedule of fees and charges for acute health services in Victoria. Refer to www.health.vic.gov.au/feesman.

This Payment Limit relates to the following services