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Effective 1 July 2019

For Physiotherapy services provided on or after 1 July 2019
 Registered for GST
Service DescriptionTAC Item NumberMaximum Payment Rate
In Rooms
Initial Consultation PY600R $73.01
Standard Consultation PY602R $55.63
Consultation, with Allied Health Treatment and Recovery Plan (AHTRP) PY604R $73.01
Out of Rooms (the fees for these items include travel) 
Initial Consultation PY600H $104.21
Standard Consultation PY602H $83.38
Consultation, with Allied Health Treatment and Recovery Plan (AHTRP) PY604H $104.21
Worksite / Home /Equipment Inspection and Report# PY620H*# $122.29
#Billed as an hourly rate inclusive of travel
Group (e.g. Pilates)
Two or more patients treated in a class or group session and receive constant overall supervision and intermittent attention for up to 30 minutes at a time PY602G $33.76
Hydrotherapy (includes pool hire and entrance fees)
Individual PH602R $55.63
Group (Two or more patients treated in a class or group session and receive constant overall supervision and intermittent attention for up to 30 minutes at a time) PH602G $33.76
Attendance at TAC Team Meeting (the fee for this item includes travel)
Attendance by treating physiotherapist at meeting where patient is present, where requested by TAC# PY625H*# $122.29
Extended Consultations

Treatment of a complex condition that cannot be adequately addressed in a standard consultation. For a client who has:

  • complex and multisite injuries
  • two or more entirely separate injuries/conditions.
In Rooms
Between 31 and 40 minutes of direct patient contact time PY614R $69.59
Greater than 40 minutes of direct patient contact time PY616R $111.16
Out of Rooms (the fees for these items include travel)
Between 31 and 40 minutes of direct patient contact time PY614H $104.21
Greater than 40 minutes of direct patient contact time PY616H $166.50
Travel as a separate fee/item
Specific Criteria apply and pre-approval by the TAC required.  Refer to the TAC Physiotherapy provider guidelines.
For rural and regional travel of greater than 30 minutes (by prior approval from the TAC)^ PY650# $110.98

# Billed as an hourly rate inclusive of travel

For Physiotherapy services provided between 1 July 2018 and 30 June 2019
 Registered for GST
Service DescriptionTAC Item NumberMaximum Payment Rate
In Rooms
Initial Consultation PY600R $71.55
Standard Consultation PY602R $54.51
Consultation, with Treatment Notification Plan (TNP) PY604R $71.55
Out of Rooms (the fees for these items include travel) 
Initial Consultation PY600H $102.12
Standard Consultation PY602H $81.70
Consultation, with Treatment Notification Plan (TNP) PY604H $102.12
Worksite / Home /Equipment Inspection and Report# PY620H*# $119.84
Physiotherapy Management Review (PMR)
Completion of PMR (on request of TAC Physiotherapy Consultant) PY630R* $60.02
#Billed as an hourly rate inclusive of travel
Group (e.g. Pilates)
Two or more patients treated in a class or group session and receive constant overall supervision and intermittent attention for up to 30 minutes at a time PY602G $33.09
Hydrotherapy (includes pool hire and entrance fees)
Individual PH602R $54.51
Group (Two or more patients treated in a class or group session and receive constant overall supervision and intermittent attention for up to 30 minutes at a time) PH602G $33.09
Attendance at TAC Team Meeting (the fee for this item includes travel)
Attendance by treating physiotherapist at meeting where patient is present, where requested by TAC# PY625H*# $119.84
Extended Consultations

Treatment of a complex condition that cannot be adequately addressed in a standard consultation. For a client who has:

  • complex and multisite injuries
  • two or more entirely separate injuries/conditions.
In Rooms
Between 31 and 40 minutes of direct patient contact time PY614R $68.19
Greater than 40 minutes of direct patient contact time PY616R $108.92
Out of Rooms (the fees for these items include travel)
Between 31 and 40 minutes of direct patient contact time PY614H $102.12
Greater than 40 minutes of direct patient contact time PY616H $163.15
Travel as a separate fee/item
Specific Criteria apply and pre-approval by the TAC required.  Refer to the TAC Physiotherapy provider guidelines.
For rural and regional travel of greater than 30 minutes (by prior approval from the TAC)^ PY650# $108.75

# Billed as an hourly rate inclusive of travel

For Physiotherapy services performed by a provider who is not registered for GST
Not Registered for GST
Service DescriptionTAC Item Number2019/20 Maximum Payment Rate2018/19 Maximum Payment Rate
Out of Rooms (the fees for these items include travel) 
Worksite / Home /Equipment Inspection and Report#PY620F^$111.19$108.95
Physiotherapy Management Review (PMR)
Completion of PMR (on request of TAC Physiotherapy Consultant)PY630F$55.66$54.54

This Payment Limit relates to the following services