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Return to work rates for workplace rehabilitation providers

Workplace rehabilitation providers are required to achieve the following return to work (RTW) rates measured at the cessation of provider services (final rehabilitation program closure):

1. Same employer RTW

Target: 90% RTW rate

2. New employer RTW

Target: 60% RTW rate

3. Rehabilitation program success - RTW durability

The workplace rehabilitation provider is required to achieve the following proportion of workers who remain in employment 13 weeks following their final rehabilitation program closure:

Target: 85% RTW rate

For Comcare claims, information on the RTW rates achieved by the provider is collected via the submission of closure forms. The submission of these is mandatory at the end of each and every rehabilitation program managed by the provider.

Page last updated: 21 Sep 2015