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Outpatient Rehabilitation plan form Summary:
Victorian Paediatric Rehabilitation Services (VPRS) discharge summary Summary:
VPRS and TAC Communication Guidelines Summary:
The TAC and the Victorian Paediatric Rehabilitation Services (VPRS) provide support to children in different ways after a transport accident. This document aims to help the two entities to work together.
How to invoice the TAC
As a minimum requirement, accounts sent to the TAC must display the information set out below, to ensure prompt payment. Please keep this information handy so you can refer to it when billing the TAC.
Before submitting an account, please ensure your client has an accepted TAC claim and, for accidents that happened before 14 February 2018, has met the medical excess, where relevant. Only the original account will be accepted. Only one patient may appear on each account. Duplicate accounts, statements or facsimiles will not be processed.
Accounts must be addressed to the TAC (not to the client). Please do not issue the TAC with receipts.
Billing the TAC
For more information and to view the fee schedule please visit www.health.vic.gov.au/feesman
The following information must appear on accounts sent to the TAC. All accounts sent to the TAC must be marked 'tax invoice'. For further details on tax invoice requirements please visit www.ato.gov.au
TAC payee number
Payee billing address
Payee payment address (if different to the payee billing address)
Payee facility name (for hospitals that have different campuses)
Patient's TAC claim number, eg. 04/12345
Patient's family name and given name(s)
Patient's date of birth and date of transport accident
Patient's address (invoices are unable to be paid without this information)
Invoices are unable to be paid without the full patient details above included on the invoice.
Date of admission
Date of discharge
Total amount charged
ICD-10-AM code(s) for each injury and condition
Inpatient stay (to and from dates)
Please note: an emergency department facility fee is not payable with an inpatient stay (for example, if the patient is admitted to hospital the TAC will pay the inpatient stay, not the facility fee. Please check the patient wasn't admitted prior to invoicing the TAC for an ED facility fee).
- Intensive care unit - ICU
- Coronary care unit - CCU
- High dependency unit - HIG
- Acute ward - ACU
- Psychiatric care - PSY
- Rehabilitation - REH
- Transitional living unit - TLS
- Independent living unit
Theatre date(s), item numbers, qty and the amount for each service
Outpatient item number(s) (eg. PUB90)
Description of medication(s) including name, stranght and quantity (for example, Paracetamol, 500mg x 20).
For pharmacy items, the date of supply and if this was during an inpatient stay or at discharge
Prosthesis date(s) of service and billing code
Paramedical service with associated time code (for example, PUB20A = 15 mins, PUB20C = 45 mins, PUB20D = 1 hour).
Services which are subject to GST must be submitted on a GST compliant invoice
ICD-10-AM codes must be assigned by a clinical coder and be based on documentation in the medical record.
For rehabilitation episodes/admissions
Must follow ACS 2104
A code for the primary reason for rehabilitation must be sequenced immediately after Z50
For acute episodes/admissions
If the principal diagnosis is a Z code, an additional ICD-10-AM code is required to identify the original injury for which the care was required
What to do if your account is not paid
If you have a query about an unpaid or returned account please call the TAC Customer Service Centre on 1300 654 329