From 1 October 2018, the maximum costs for legal services provided in connection with a merit review involving a regulated review matter, medical dispute, or miscellaneous claims assessment involving a regulated miscellaneous claims assessment matter is $1,633 (to a maximum of $6,124 per claim).
The maximum costs for legal services provided in connection with a further medical assessment or with a review of a decision about any merit review matter or medical assessment by a review panel (including in connection with the application for referral of the decision or medical assessment to the review panel) are as follows:
(a) if the proper officer of the Authority approves the application for referral—$1,633
(b) if the proper officer of the Authority refuses to approve the application:
(i) for legal services provided to the applicant—nil,
(ii) for legal services provided to the respondent—$816.