We’re here to help you get your life back on track after your transport accident. To help you after your accident we will pay for community nursing services provided within Australia.
You can get this treatment immediately after your transport accident without initial approval from the TAC.
If it’s been more than 6 months since you had any treatment or service paid for by the TAC, you need to call us to find out if we can pay for this treatment.
When we can pay for community nursing
If your treater recommends you get help from a community nursing service after your transport accident there’s no need to contact us for approval first.
If needed, we can work with your treating team to help organise the nursing services and support you need.
There may be times when we will contact your nursing service to discuss your progress or ask for an assessment to make sure that:
Treatment and services we can’t pay for
We can’t pay for services that:
What will my community nurse do?
Community nurses will come to your home and can provide a number of services you need as a result of your transport accident injuries. This includes care after a hospital stay, general nursing care and wound management.
For more information please see the following resources:
How community nursing is paid for
We pay for your nursing services:
We pay for your services in line with our responsibilities under the Transport Accident Act 1986.
How much we will pay
We will pay for your treatment and services according to our fee schedule. If your service charges more than the TAC rate, you may need to pay the difference. For a list of TAC rates, see:
If you are a community nursing provider, please refer to our TAC Provider Guidelines.