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All injured workers with a Medicare card are entitled to receive medications under the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)

It is WorkCover WA’s expectation that injured workers are prescribed medications under the PBS (where clinically appropriate and available). It is also expected that pharmacies will charge the applicable PBS rate for medications upon presentation of the injured worker’s Medicare card.

WorkCover WA’s services will be limited on 28, 29 and 30 December this year.

WorkCover WA’s services will be limited on 28, 29 and 30 December this year.

2016 Insurance Brokers’ Breakfast Seminar

WorkCover WA will be hosting its annual Insurance Brokers’ Breakfast Seminar on Thursday 8 December at Crown Perth.

WorkCover WA’s reduced Christmas services

With Christmas fast approaching, it is important to note WorkCover WA will have reduced services on 28, 29 and 30 December this year.

Registrations now open for information sessions in the new Impairment Guidelines

WorkCover WA has issued the WorkCover WA Guidelines for the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, fourth edition (the Guidelines) with an operational date of 1 December 2016. Registrations are now open for information sessions on the changes from the third edition of the Guidelines. To register to attend, please contact WorkCover…Read More »

New medical and allied health fees

Amendments to the Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management (Scales of Fees) Regulations 1998 come into effect on 1 November 2016.

New edition of the WorkCover WA Guidelines for the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment

WorkCover WA has issued the WorkCover WA Guidelines for the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment, fourth edition (the Guidelines) with an operational date of 1 December 2016.

Welcome to WorkCover WA Seminar – 8 November 2016

WorkCover WA holds a seminar every quarter to provide an introduction to the workers’ compensation scheme in Western Australia.

New WorkCover WA Board Member

WorkCover WA is pleased to announce the reappointments of Mr Greg Joyce, Mrs Victoria Wilmot and Mr Steven Burns to its Board.

Regulation amendment – declaration by interstate and overseas workers

Workers receiving workers’ compensation and residing outside of Western Australia must send to their employer or employer’s insurer a declaration every 3 months.