Independent medical examinations and reports (TAC requested) fees

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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 2021

For Independent medical examinations performed on or after 1 July 2021
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

For Independent medical examinations performed between 1 July 2020 and 30 June 2021
Service Description TAC Item Number Maximum Payment Rate
Examination and Report IME101*         Fee range $1,503.50 to $2,196.91
Supplementary reports IME102* $469.83
Client fails to attend examination IME103* $469.83
Cancellation within 4 days of examination where examiner is unable to fill appointment. IME104* $469.83