Independent medical examinations and reports (TAC requested) fees

Schedule of Medico Legal Fees for Independent Medical Examinations

In response to COVID-19 the TAC introduced temporary funding of telehealth services to ensure clients can still access the treatments and services they need related to their transport accident.

Effective 1 July 2022

For Independent medical examinations performed on or after 1 July 2022
Service Description TAC Item Number Maximum Payment Rate
Examination and Report IME101* Fee range $1,576.91 to $2,304.18
Examination and Report - Telehealth
(implemented 1 September 2021)
IME101T* Fee range $1,576.91 to $2,304.18
Supplementary reports IME102* $492.77
Client fails to attend examination IME103* $492.77
Cancellation within 4 days of examination where examiner is unable to fill appointment. IME104* $492.77

For Independent medical examinations performed between 1 July 2021 and 30 June 2022
Service Description TAC Item Number Maximum Payment Rate
Examination and Report IME101* Fee range $1,558.98 to $2,277.98
Examination and Report - Telehealth
(implemented 1 September 2021)
IME101T* Fee range $1,558.98 to $2,277.98
Supplementary reports IME102* $487.17
Client fails to attend examination IME103* $487.17
Cancellation within 4 days of examination where examiner is unable to fill appointment. IME104* $487.17