Cathy Thomas has recently completed her involvement in the WorkCover WA OT Working Group as the WAOTA Private Practice Owner’s Group Representative. Please see the following information from WorkCover WA:
The Group was originally established for a specific purpose: Develop practical solutions to address concerns around perceived over-servicing, unsolicited reporting and overcharging for consumables from some insurers by some hand therapists.
The Group has since developed and finalised the following products:
- WorkCover WA Notice – principles and rules applicable to Upper Limb Services provided by occupational therapists (PDF)
- Upper Limb Treatment Management Plans (TMP’s) – (PDF)
- A TMP sample (PDF)
All documents along with fees and charges can be found on the WorkCover website under “Allied health provider fees“