Recently Updated Policies

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23 Aug 2017Travel to Work Benefit policy

This policy has been updated with information which outlines when the TAC can pay for travel by a ride sharing service.  This will only apply for journeys on or after 23 August 2017 when rideshare was formally legalised.

23 Aug 2017Travel to School and Higher Education Expenses

This policy has been updated with information which outlines when the TAC can pay for travel by a ride sharing service.  This will only apply for journeys on or after 23 August 2017 when rideshare was formally legalised.

23 Aug 2017Travel and accommodation expenses

This policy has been updated with information which outlines when the TAC can pay for travel by a ride sharing service.  This will only apply for journeys on or after 23 August 2017 when rideshare was formally legalised.

23 Aug 2017Travel and Accommodation Expenses for Immediate Family Members to Attend the Funeral, Burial or Cremation of a TAC Client

This policy has been updated with information which outlines when the TAC can pay for travel by a ride sharing service.  This will only apply for journeys on or after 23 August 2017 when rideshare was formally legalised.

23 Aug 2017Visiting Expenses for the Members of the Immediate Family of an Injured Client Admitted to Hospital

This policy has been updated with information which outlines when the TAC can pay for travel by a ride sharing service.  This will only apply for journeys on or after 23 August 2017 when rideshare was formally legalised.

23 Aug 2017Visiting Expenses for the Parent(s) of an Injured Dependent Child admitted to Hospital

This policy has been updated with information which outlines when the TAC can pay for travel by a ride sharing service.  This will only apply for journeys on or after 23 August 2017 when rideshare was formally legalised.

28 Jun 2017Exercise Physiology

Exercise Physiologists only need to submit an Exercise Physiology Review form (EPR) when it has requested by the TAC or there has been a gap in Exercise Physiology treatment for 12 months or more.

23 May 2017Physiotherapy policy

Physiotherapists only need to submit a Treatment Notification Plan when it has requested by the TAC.

02 Mar 2017Eligibility for Benefits

As the result of a Victorian Government gazette, a driver convicted of an offence under a corresponding law (outside of Victoria) that is the equivalent to culpable driving or dangerous driving causing death, is restricted to claim only medical and like benefits. This applies for transport accidents that occur on and after 2 March 2017.

02 Mar 2017Impairment benefits

As the result of a recent Victorian Government gazette, a driver convicted of an offence under a corresponding law (outside of Victoria) that is the equivalent to culpable driving or dangerous driving causing death, is not eligible for an impairment benefit. This applies for transport accidents that occur on and after 2 March 2017.

01 Mar 2017Pharmacy (Chemist Medications) policy

Pharmacists no longer need to provide the TAC with a copy of the original script when billing for private script medication.

01 Mar 2017Hospitals - Public

Public hospitals no longer need to obtain prior approval from the TAC for Hospital in the Home (HITH), Rehab in the Home (RITH) or Sub Acute Ambulatory Care services (SACS) or Victorian Paediatric Rehabilitation Services (VPRS).

01 Mar 2017Hospitals - Private

Private hospitals no longer need to obtain prior approval from the TAC for Hospital in the Home (HIH) admissions.

04 Jan 2017Vehicle Modifications or Contribution Towards the Purchase Cost of a Vehicle

The term 'Capital Services Agreement' is now referred to as a 'Vehicle Modifications Agreement'.

15 Dec 2016Opioid policy

A new policy on opiod medication has been developed.