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Service codes

All allied health practitioners and rehabilitation providers must include the relevant service code(s) when requesting services using an allied health recovery request or rehabilitation services request.

Below is a list of the service codes.

Assessment services

CodeNameDefinition
101Rehabilitation needs assessment or reviewIncludes assessment provided by a rehabilitation provider or case manager to prepare a rehabilitation plan and usually includes liaison with doctors, other service providers, workplace/education facility and family. Also used for plan review.

Vocational, workplace and educational assessment, rehabilitation and support

CodeNameDefinition
201Assessment and management of work capacity, return to work, recover at work and return to educationIncludes any assessment and management of work capacity, vocational rehabilitation, return to work/school. Can include job seeking and vocational retraining. This includes the assessment of the person’s work/school readiness and the work or education environment.Services can be provided by vocational rehabilitation provider, workplace rehabilitation provider, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, educational psychologist, case manager and others suitably qualified or experienced.

Assessment and treatment services

CodeNameDefinition
301Physiotherapy servicesIncludes the assessment and therapy/treatment provided by a physiotherapist.
Includes any interpreter costs to enable delivery of the service. Does not include when the physiotherapist is providing case management services.
309Other assessment and treatment servicesIncludes the assessment and treatment services provided by an osteopath, chiropractor, massage therapist, acupuncturist, speech pathologist, occupational therapist, dietician, driving service and alternative therapy etc. (not covered by an existing code).
Includes any interpreter costs to enable delivery of the service. Does not include when the allied health practitioner is providing case management services.
310Exercise physiology servicesIncludes the assessment and therapy/treatment provided by an exercise physiologist.
Includes any interpreter costs to enable delivery of the service. Does not include when the exercise physiologist is providing case management services.
401Occupational therapy servicesIncludes the assessment and therapy/treatment provided by an occupational therapist.
Includes any interpreter costs to enable delivery of the service. Does not include when the occupational therapist is providing case management services.
402Psychology and counselling servicesIncludes the assessment and therapy/treatment provided by a psychologist or counsellor.
Includes any interpreter costs to enable delivery of the service. Does not include when the psychologist or counsellor is providing case management services.
406Pain managementThis includes all interventions addressing chronic pain.
702Equipment Includes equipment that is provided as part of therapy and requires specific rationale. Usually requested using an equipment request and could include ADL aids, mobility aids, prostheses, etc. Does not include equipment requested in the AHRR to enable treatment (such as strapping tape, relaxation tape etc.).
802Vehicle and home modificationsIncludes all vehicle and home modifications prescribed by a suitably qualified allied health practitioner.

Case management services

CodeNameDefinition
501Case management servicesIncludes services provided to enable effective coordination of rehabilitation. Includes case conference and interpreter costs.
505ReportsIncludes documentation requested by the insurer and can include but is not limited to the AHRR, rehabilitation services request, attendant care request, equipment request.
503TravelIncludes approved allied health practitioner/rehabilitation provider and claimant travel to enable delivery of the service.

Other services

CodeNameDefinition
602Attendant CareIncludes personal assistance, nursing care, domestic services, community access, gardening home maintenance.