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Allied health rates

The list of allied health rates below is not exhaustive.  If you are seeking reimbursement for allied services provided in relation to a compensable condition, and the service is not listed, contact Comcare on 1300 366 979.

National rates for:

State-based rates for:

Acupuncture - 1 July 2016

Item Description Rate
1 Acupuncture - Up to 30 minutes session $64.38
2 Acupuncture - 31 - 60 minutes session $117.71
3 Acupuncture - More than 60 minutes session $175.65

Feldenkrais (GST inclusive) - 1 July 2016

Item Description Rate
1 Awareness through movement class $33.23
2 Functional integration session - per hour $114.32

Massage (GST inclusive) - 1 July 2016

Item Description Rate
1 Initial Consultation < 45 minutes $72.94
2 Standard Consultation < 30 minutes $58.75
3 Extend Consultation < 45 minutes $72.94
4 Long Consultation 1 hour $90.61
5 Home Visit 1 hour $102.67
6 Hospital Visit 1 hour $115.94

Osteopathy - 1 July 2016

Item Description Rate
AOA3 Initial Consultation/history/diet/ diagnosis/treatment 30 - 65 minutes $175.64
AOA4 Consultation/Treatment/Supportive Therapy up to 20 minutes $87.73
AOA5 Consultation/Extended Treatment/Additional Support Therapy 21-30minutes $117.66
AOA6 Consultation/Extended Treatment/Additional Support Therapy 31-50minutes $135.74

Psychology - 1 July 2016

Item Description Rate
IO1 Initial Consultation 1-15 minutes  $61.00
IO2 Initial Consultation 16-30 minutes  $133.00
I03  Initial Consultation 31-45 minutes   $183.00
IO4 Initial Consultation 46-60 minutes  $241.00
IO5 Initial Consultation 61-75 minutes  $296.00
IO6 Initial Consultation 76-90 minutes  $349.00
IO7 Initial Consultation 91-120 minutes  $453.00
SO1  Subsequent Consultation 1-15 minutes   $66.00
SO2 Subsequent Consultation 16-30 minutes  $133.00
SO3 Subsequent Consultation 31-45 minutes  $183.00
SO4 Subsequent Consultation 46-60 minutes  $241.00
SO5 Subsequent Consultation 61-75 minutes  $296.00
SO6 Subsequent Consultation 76-90 minutes  $349.00
SO7 Subsequent Consultation 91-120 minutes  $453.00
PSYT1 Psychology & Counselling Consult with TNP $218.00
PSYR2 Psychology & Counselling Consult with RTP $218.00

Chiropractic - ACT - 1 July 2016

Item Description Rate
C001 Initial Consultation to 20 minutes $94.16
C002 Initial Consult & Treatment 30 minutes $107.18
C005 Standard Consultation 15 minutes $55.55
C006 Extended Consult 15- 20 minutes $77.74

Chiropractic - NT - 1 July 2016

Item Description Rate
C001 Initial Consultation to 15 minutes $95.25
C002 Initial Consultation & Treatment 16-30 mins $108.80
C003  Initial Consult & Treatment A/Hours 15-30 mins $122.40
C004  Consult, Re-exam & Treatment to 15 mins  $95.25
C005 Standard Consultation to 15 mins $54.15
C006 Standard Long Consultation 16-30 mins $76.00
C007  Standard Consult After Hours to 15 mins  $103.10 

Chiropractic - NSW - 1 January 2016

Item Description Rate
16 Inititial Consultation & Treatment $90.40
17 Standard Consultation $76.60
19 Standard Consultation 2 Distinct Areas $115.60
2 Complex (Long) Consultation $153.10

Chiropractic - QLD - 1 July 2016

Item Description Rate
QC021 Initial Consultation $81.00
QC313 Initial Consultation - Complex - multi areas $123.00
QC108 Subsequent Consultation - Level A $55.00
QC006 Subsequent Consultation - Level B - 1 area $73.00
QC101 Subsequent Consultation - Level C - 2 areas $105.00
QC102 Subsequent Consultation - Level D - 3 or more areas $140.00

Chiropractic - TAS - 1 July 2016

Item Description Rate
C101 Initial Consultation/exam <15 minutes $52.60
C102 Initial Consultation/exam 15 - 30 minutes $92.10
C1005 Standard Consultation < 15 minutes $52.60
C1006 Standard Consultation 15 - 30 minutes $78.90
C1004 Consultation, re-examination & treatment $92.10

Chiropractic - SA - 1 July 2015

Item Description Rate
CH002 Initial Consultation = < 30 minutes involving history, assessment and treatment $63.70
CH003  Initial Consultation > 30 minutes involving history, assessment and treatment $111.10 
CH042 Subsequent Consultation = < 30 minutes involving re-assessment and treatment $50.40
CH043 Subsequent Consultation > 30 minutes Limited to complex cases e.g. major trauma $103.60

Chiropractic - Vic - 1 July 2016

Item Description Rate
CR100 Initial Consultation - History, examination and treatment  $67.32
CR101 Brief Consultation - Selective review, examination and treatment  $21.47
CR102 Standard Consultation - History, examination and treatment  $47.33
CR105 Restricted Consultation - History, examination and complex treatment for workers with specific injuries  $81.09
CR109 Review Consultation on request by employer - History, examination and history  $53.60
CR120 Initial Consultation - Home/Work - History, examination and treatment  $64.78
CR121 Brief Consultation - Home/Work - Selective review, examination and treatment  $32.89
CR122 Standard Consultation - Home/Work - History, examination and treatment  $54.24
CR123 Long Consultation - Home/Work - History, examination and complex treatment or treatment of two distinct areas/conditions  $97.61
CR124 Extended Consultation - Home/Work - History, examination and treatment of three distinct areas  $126.23

Chiropractic - WA - 1 November 2014

Item Description Rate
1 Subsequent Consultation - Rooms $52.95
2 Initial Consultation - Rooms $63.50

Occupational Therapy - SA - 1 July 2015

Item Description Rate
OT105 Initial Consultation per hour $177.70
OT205 Subsequent Consultation per hour $177.70

Occupational Therapy - Qld - 1 July 2015

Item Description Rate
QW015 Initial Consultation $81.00
QW020 Initial Consultation - complex - multiple areas $123.00
QW017 Subsequent Consultation Level A $55.00
QW016 Subsequent Consultation Level B $73.00
QW288 Subsequent Consultation Level C $105.00
QW289 Subsequent Consultation Level D $140.00

Occupational Therapy - Vic - 1 July 2015

Item Description Rate
VW600 Initial Standard Consultation < 1 hour $57.69
VW601 Initial Comprehensive Consultation > 1 hour $105.21
VW02R Standard Consultation $46.44
VW02H Standard Consultation - Home, Hospital, Work $67.83

Occupational Therapy - WA - 1 November 2014

Item Description Rate
WW03 Short Consultation (up to 30 minutes) $54.90
WW04 Standard Consultation (30-45 minutes) $90.55
WW05 Extended Consultation (45 minutes - < 1 hour) $135.80
WW06 Extended Consultation (> 1 hour) $181.20

Physiotherapy - ACT - 1 July 2016

Comcare has changed the way it funds physiotherapy services within the ACT.  The changes were discussed with the Australian Physiotherapy Association and a letter is being mailed out to ACT physiotherapists.

Item Description Rate
2 Initial consultation - First consultation in relation to a single compensable injury or where a gap of 6 months has occurred.  Land or water $89.64
16 Initial consultation (two or more areas) – First consultation in relation to a compensable injury where there are two or more entirely separate injuries or conditions. Land or water $132.53
1 Standard consultation – Treatment for one injury area or compensable condition. Land or water $78.96
5 Standard consultation (two or more areas) – Treatment for two or more entirely separate injuries or conditions. Land or water $106.42
13 Complex consultation – Treatment for spinal cord or neurological conditions, extensive burns or acquired brain injury. Land or water $142.28
9 Group consultation – Service delivered to more than one person at a time. Land or water. Maximum of six participants $54.39
PHYST1 Consult with TNP $82.10
PHYSR2 Consult with RTP $82.10

Physiotherapy - NT - 1 July 2016

Item Description Rate
PA001 Initial Consultation - one area, level 1 Physiotherapist $117.30
PA003 Initial Consultation - one area, level 2 Physiotherapist $146.70
PB001 Standard Consultation - one area, level 1 Physiotherapist $60.15
PB003 Standard Consultation - one area, level 2 Physiotherapist $75.30
PL001 Standard Complex Level 1 - 1 hour $175.95
PL003 Standard Complex Level 2 - 1 hour $219.95
PHYST1 Consult with TNP $82.10
PHYSR2 Consult with RTP $82.10

Physiotherapy- NSW - 1 January 2016

Item Description Rate
2Initial Consultation - History, examination and treatment$90.40
12Initial Consultation - History, examination and treatment of two distinct areas$136.50

1

Standard Consultation & Treatment $76.60
3 Standard Home Visit - Consultation and Treatment $87.10
PHYST1 Consult with TNP $82.10
PHYSR2 Consult with RTP $82.10

Physiotherapy - QLD - 1 July 2016

Item Description Rate
WC006 Subsequent consultation (level B) - standard consultation, management of one area/condition $73.00
WC021 Initial Consultation $82.00
WC313 Initial Consultation (multiple area) - Two or more entirely separate injuries/conditions are assessed and treated. $123.00
WC101 Subsequent consultation (level C) - Two entirely separate injuries/conditions are treated. $105.00
WC102 Subsequent consultation (level D) - More than two entirely separate injuries/conditions treated. $140.00
WC108 Subsequent consultation (level A) - Selective review of treatment or exercise program where a standard consultation (level B) is not required. $55.00
WC106 Group Hydro/Exercise Sessions per person per hour - Maximum eight persons per group $44.00
PHYST1 Consult with TNP $82.10
PHYSR2 Consult with RTP $82.10

Physiotherapy - SA - 1 July 2016

Item Description Rate
PT108 Initial Consultation - Involving history, assessment and treatment $80.00
PT210 Standard subsequent consultation - Involving re-assessment and treatment. $65.20
PT415 Hydrotherapy Individual Consultation $62.30
PT420 Hydrotherapy Group Consultation - Maximum eight persons per group $26.00
PHYST1 Consult with TNP $83.17
PHYSR2 Consult with RTP $83.17

Physiotherapy - TAS - 1 September 2016

Item Description Rate
P1 Initial Consultation - Assessment and management of one area. $79.80
P4 Standard Consultation - Management of one area. $63.85
P5 Standard Consultation - Management of two or more areas. $95.80
P8 Complex Consultation - Session requiring >45 mins direct contact. $159.65
P110 Aquatic/Exercise session - Maximum 5 persons per group $40.25
PHYST1 Consult with TNP $82.10
PHYSR2 Consult with RTP $82.10

Physiotherapy - VIC - 1 July 2016

Item Description Rate
PY100 Initial Consultation – History, examination and treatment $100.02
PY101 Brief Consultation - Selective review, examination and treatment $31.28
PY102 Standard Consultation - History, examination and treatment. $52.52
PY132 Hydrotherapy Standard Consultation - History, examination and treatment. $44.45
PY105 Restricted consultation - History, examination and complex treatment for workers with specific injuries $81.09
PY135 Group Hydro/exercise session $22.97
PHYST1 Consult with TNP $82.10
PHYSR2 Consult with RTP $82.10

Physiotherapy - WA - 1 November 2016

Item Description Rate
PA001 Initial Consultation - History, examination and treatment $82.00
PB001 Standard Consultation – History, examination and treatment of one are or condition $65.85
PC001 Treatment - Two distinct areas $83.30
PE001 Worksite Visit (per hour) $187.05
PG001 Group Consultation - per person $20.25
PHYST1 Consult with TNP $82.10
PHYSR2 Consult with RTP $82.10
Page last updated: 09 Aug 2016