Interpreting services fees

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Effective 1 July 2019

For Interpreting services provided on or after 1 July 2019
Service DescriptionTAC Item NumberMaximum Payment
Rate
Interpreting - Independent Medico Legal Examination held in Medical Practitioner's Rooms (up to 2 hours)EX0010*$126.39
Interpreting - Independent Medico Legal Examination held in Medical Practitioner's Rooms (per additional hour)EX0011*$43.57
Interpreting - Impairment Examination held in Medical Practitioner's rooms (up to 2 hours)EX0015*$126.39
Interpreting - Impairment Examination held in Medical Practitioner's rooms (per additional hour)EX0016*$43.57
Interpreting - Medical Examination held at TAC  (up to 2 hours)EX0020*$126.39
Interpreting - Medical Examination held at TAC (per additional hour)EX0021*$43.57
Interpreting - Non attendance; Where an interpreter presents at a medical examination but the claimant fails to attend, the full service fee can be charged.EX0025*$126.39
Cancellation of Interpreter assignment - A payment will only be made where an appointment for an interpreter is cancelled by the TAC on the same day of the scheduled assignment.EX0026*$63.31
Interpreting - Client Treatment (up to 2 hours). This relates to an interpreter attending an assignment for the purposes of the client seeking treatment.EX0030*$126.39
Interpreting - Client Treatment (per additional hour).  This relates to an interpreter attending an assignment for the purposes of the client seeking treatment.EX0031*$43.57
Interpreting - Miscellaneous (up to 2 hours)EX0032*$125.13
Interpreting - Miscellaneous (per additional hour)EX0033*$43.57
Interpreting - Translating (per 100 words)EX0035*$47.10
Telephone Interpreting between the hours 8 AM and 6 PM (per 15 mins)EX0032*$23.07
Use the Miscellaneous item number for all Telephone Interpreting Services  

Fees for interpreting services performed within a public hospital outpatient setting 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.

For Interpreting services provided between 1 July 2018 and 30 June 2019
Service DescriptionTAC Item NumberMaximum Payment
Rate
Interpreting - Independent Medico Legal Examination held in Medical Practitioner's Rooms (up to 2 hours) EX0010* $123.85
Interpreting - Independent Medico Legal Examination held in Medical Practitioner's Rooms (per additional hour) EX0011* $42.69
Interpreting - Impairment Examination held in Medical Practitioner's rooms (up to 2 hours) EX0015* $123.85
Interpreting - Impairment Examination held in Medical Practitioner's rooms (per additional hour) EX0016* $42.69
Interpreting - Medical Examination held at TAC  (up to 2 hours) EX0020* $123.85
Interpreting - Medical Examination held at TAC (per additional hour) EX0021* $42.69
Interpreting - Non attendance; Where an interpreter presents at a medical examination but the claimant fails to attend, the full service fee can be charged. EX0025* $123.85
Cancellation of Interpreter assignment - A payment will only be made where an appointment for an interpreter is cancelled by the TAC on the same day of the scheduled assignment. EX0026* $62.04
Interpreting - Client Treatment (up to 2 hours). This relates to an interpreter attending an assignment for the purposes of the client seeking treatment. EX0030* $123.85
Interpreting - Client Treatment (per additional hour).  This relates to an interpreter attending an assignment for the purposes of the client seeking treatment. EX0031* $42.69
Interpreting - Miscellaneous (up to 2 hours) EX0032* $122.62
Interpreting - Miscellaneous (per additional hour) EX0033* $42.69
Interpreting - Translating (per 100 words) EX0035* $46.15
Telephone Interpreting between the hours 8 AM and 6 PM (per 15 mins) EX0032* $22.61
Use the Miscellaneous item number for all Telephone Interpreting Services   

Fees for interpreting services performed within a public hospital outpatient setting 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.