Joint medical examinations and reports fees

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The TAC has agreed to pay 'reasonable fees' for Joint Medical Examinations. Please refer to the JME Policy for considerations when determining reasonable cost, as the amounts below are to be used as a guide.

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 examinations performed on or after 1 July 2021
Service Description TAC Item Number TAC Fee GST Fee Range
Impairment Reports
Psychiatrist / Geriatrician Fee Range JMEP02 $1,417.26 to $2,070.90 $141.73 to $207.08 $1,558.99 to $2,277.98
Other Specialist Fee Range JMEP03 $1,417.26 to $2,070.90 $141.73 to $207.08 $1,558.99 to $2,277.98
Neuropsychologist Hourly Rate JMEP01 $263.35 $26.34 $289.69
Supplementary Reports   JMEP04 Reasonable cost   
Non-Attendance Medical Examination   JMEP05 Reasonable cost   
IME Reports
Psychiatrist / Geriatrician Fee Range JMED02       $1,417.26 to $2,070.90 $141.73 to $207.08 $1,558.99 to $2,277.98
Other Specialist Fee Range JMED03 $1,417.26 to $2,070.90 $141.73 to $207.08 $1,558.99 to $2,277.98
Neuropsychologist Hourly Rate JMED01 $263.35 $26.34 $289.69
Supplementary Reports   JMED04 Reasonable cost   
Non-Attendance Medical Examination   JMED05 Reasonable cost   
Impairment Reports - Telehealth (implemented 1 September 2021)
Psychiatrist / Geriatrician Fee Range JMEP02T $1,417.26 to $2,070.90 $141.73 to $207.08 $1,558.99 to $2,277.98
Other Specialist Fee Range JMEP03T $1,417.26 to $2,070.90 $141.73 to $207.08 $1,558.99 to $2,277.98
Neuropsychologist Hourly Rate JMEP01T $263.35 $26.34 $289.69
IME Reports - Telehealth (implemented 1 September 2021)
Psychiatrist / Geriatrician Fee Range JMED02T $1,417.26 to $2,070.90 $141.73 to $207.08 $1,558.99 to $2,277.98
Other Specialist Fee Range JMED03T $1,417.26 to $2,070.90 $141.73 to $207.08 $1,558.99 to $2,277.98
Neuropsychologist Hourly Rate JMED01T $263.35 $26.34 $289.69
For examinations performed between 1 July 2020 and 30 June 2021
Service Description   TAC Item Number TAC Fee GST Fee Range
Impairment Reports
Psychiatrist / Geriatrician Fee Range JMEP02 $1,366.82 to $1,997.20 $136.68 to $199.71 $1,503.50 to $2,196.91
Other Specialist Fee Range JMEP03 $1,366.82 to $1,997.20 $136.68 to $199.71 $1,503.50 to $2,196.91
Neuropsychologist Hourly Rate JMEP01 $260.00 $26.00 $286.00
Supplementary Reports   JMEP04 Reasonable cost   
Non-Attendance Medical Examination   JMEP05 Reasonable cost   
IME Reports
Psychiatrist / Geriatrician Fee Range JMED02 $1,366.82 to $1,997.20 $136.68 to $199.71 $1,503.50 to $2,196.91
Other Specialist Fee Range JMED03 $1,366.82 to $1,997.20 $136.68 to $199.71 $1,503.50 to $2,196.91
Neuropsychologist Hourly Rate JMED01 $260.00 $26.00 $286.00
Supplementary Reports   JMED04 Reasonable cost   
Non-Attendance Medical Examination   JMED05 Reasonable cost