Special education services fees

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Effective 1 July 2019

For Special education services provided on or after 1 July 2019
Registered for GST
Service DescriptionTAC Item NumberMaximum Payment Rate
In rooms
Initial Consultation Testing & assessment pro-rata hourly rate with prior approval of TACSP600$106.82
Standard ConsultationSP602$53.50
Long ConsultationSP604$79.96
Prolonged ConsultationSP606$106.59
Group Treatment
Group Rates
(per person per hour)
SP101$63.98
Travel (with prior approval)
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.SP630*$106.59
All travel is to be separately billed in blocks of 15 minutes
Reports
Report
When submitting an account for payment, details of the time taken to complete the report must be recorded on the account
SP640*$106.59
Standard Consultation   - up to 30 minutes
Long Consultation           - >30 minutes < 45 minutes
Prolonged Consultation - >45 minutes <60 minutes
For Special education services provided between 1 July 2018 and 30 June 2019
Registered for GST
Service DescriptionTAC Item NumberMaximum Payment Rate
In rooms
Initial Consultation Testing & assessment pro-rata hourly rate with prior approval of TAC SP600 $104.67
Standard Consultation SP602 $52.43
Long Consultation SP604 $78.35
Prolonged Consultation SP606 $104.45
Group Treatment
Group Rates
(per person per hour)
SP101 $62.70
Travel (with prior approval)
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. SP630* $104.45
All travel is to be separately billed in blocks of 15 minutes
Reports
Report
When submitting an account for payment, details of the time taken to complete the report must be recorded on the account
SP640* $104.45
Standard Consultation   - up to 30 minutes
Long Consultation           - >30 minutes < 45 minutes
Prolonged Consultation - >45 minutes <60 minutes
For Special education services performed by a provider who is not registered for GST
Not Registered for GST
Service DescriptionTAC Item Number2019/20 Maximum Payment Rate2018/19 Maximum Payment Rate
Travel (with prior approval)
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.SP630F$96.90$94.96
All travel is to be separately billed in blocks of 15 minutes
Reports
Report
When submitting an account for payment, details of the time taken to complete the report must be recorded on the account
SP640F$96.90$94.96