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Updated table of costs for medical treatment - effective 1 December 2020


24 November 2020

WorkCover Queensland has reviewed and updated the table of costs for medical treatment applicable for workers' compensation in Queensland. The changes are effective 1 December 2020.

The Medical Benefits Schedule (MBS) item numbers, explanations, definitions, rules and conditions for services provided by medical practitioners have been adopted and fees have been indexed in line with CPI and wage index increases.

The updated medical fees including supplementary services provided by general practitioners and specialists are available on our new website under Service Providers > Fees.

This section of the website also includes the updated fees for self-insurers.

Multiple operation rule

If two or more operations, other than amputations, are being performed on a patient on the one occasion, the multiple operation rule will apply in determining fees.

More information is available on the multiple operation rule including how it is applied.

Stay up to date with medical fees

The table of costs are updated regularly throughout the year. Register for our fees updates and you will be notified via email when fees are changed or updated.

If you have any queries, please call us on 1300 362 128.

For individual workers' compensation questions, such as payment of invoices, please contact the relevant insurer (WorkCover or the self-insurer).