Dietitian fees

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Effective 1 July 2019

For Dietitian services provided on or after 1 July 2019
Registered for GST
Service DescriptionTAC Item NumberMaximum Payment
Rate
Individual treatment
Initial ConsultationD600 $60.64
Standard ConsultationD602 $48.52
Long ConsultationD604 $72.51
Prolonged ConsultationD606 $96.90
Travel (with prior approval)
TravelD630 $96.90
Travel time can be claimed only for travel to and from the practitioner's practice address and the TAC client's residence. Where more than one client is visited in a single travel period, total travel costs should be apportioned equally between those clients to whom services have been approved.
All travel is to be separately billed in blocks of 15 minutes.
Reports
ReportD640* $106.59
When submitting an account for payment, details of the time taken to complete the report must be recorded on the account.
TravelD641* $106.59
Travel claimed in relation to providing a report for management-type services such as reviews undertaken at the TAC's specific request. Travel time can be claimed only for travel to and from the practitioner's practice address and the TAC client's residence. Where more than one client is visited in a single travel period, total travel costs should be apportioned equally between those clients to whom services have been provided.  
Standard Consultation   - up to 30 minutes
Long Consultation         - >30 minutes < 45 minutes
Prolonged Consultation - >45 minutes <60 minutes
For Dietitian services provided between 1 July 2018 and 30 June 2019
Registered for GST
Service DescriptionTAC Item NumberMaximum Payment
Rate
Individual treatment
Initial Consultation D600 $59.42
Standard Consultation D602 $47.54
Long Consultation D604 $71.06
Prolonged Consultation D606 $94.96
Travel (with prior approval)
Travel D630 $94.96
Travel time can be claimed only for travel to and from the practitioner's practice address and the TAC client's residence. Where more than one client is visited in a single travel period, total travel costs should be apportioned equally between those clients to whom services have been approved.
All travel is to be separately billed in blocks of 15 minutes.
Reports
Report D640* $104.45
When submitting an account for payment, details of the time taken to complete the report must be recorded on the account.
Travel D641* $104.45
Travel claimed in relation to providing a report for management-type services such as reviews undertaken at the TAC's specific request. Travel time can be claimed only for travel to and from the practitioner's practice address and the TAC client's residence. Where more than one client is visited in a single travel period, total travel costs should be apportioned equally between those clients to whom services have been provided.  
Standard Consultation   - up to 30 minutes
Long Consultation         - >30 minutes < 45 minutes
Prolonged Consultation - >45 minutes <60 minutes
For Dietitian services provided between 1 July 2018 and 30 June 2020
Not Registered for GST
Service DescriptionTAC Item Number

2019/20
Maximum
Payment
Rate

2018/19 
Maximum Payment

Rate
Reports
ReportDGF640 $96.90 $94.96
When submitting an account for payment, details of the time taken to complete the report must be recorded on the account.
TravelDGF641 $96.90 $94.96
Travel claimed in relation to providing a report for management-type services such as reviews undertaken at the TAC's specific request. Travel time can be claimed only for travel to and from the practitioner's practice address and the TAC client's residence. Where more than one client is visited in a single travel period, total travel costs should be apportioned equally between those clients to whom services have been provided.  
Standard Consultation   - up to 30 minutes
Long Consultation         - >30 minutes < 45 minutes
Prolonged Consultation - >45 minutes <60 minutes

Fees for dietitian services performed within a public hospital 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.