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09 Jun

Seeking general practitioners for work-related mental health trial

Are you a doctor who sees patients with depression, anxiety or stress that has arisen as a result of work? WorkCover WA have joined Monash University as a research partner in supporting the implementa... Read More »

04 Jun

New WorkCover WA Board member

WorkCover WA is pleased to welcome Mr Richard Sellers to its Board, following his appointment as Director General of the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety on 31 May 2021. Mr Sellers ... Read More »

28 May

Indexation of Workers’ Compensation Payments for 2021-22

Injured workers have a range of statutory entitlements available to them in the Western Australian workers’ compensation scheme to assist them to recover from their workplace injury and return them ... Read More »

18 Jun

The #piefconference is only 4 weeks away! If you're interested in hearing about best practice in workers' compensation and other insurance sectors, we encourage you to attend. Find out more at pief2021.com/ ... See MoreSee Less
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17 Jun

Q: How much should I be charging for a medical service that does not have a WorkCover WA fee?A: If a medical service does not have an applicable WorkCover WA fee, then you will need to discuss the payment of the service fee with the workers’ compensation insurer. As a general rule, the fee shown in the Australian Medical Association’s (AMA) List of Medical Services and Fees is usually acceptable to the insurers in most instances.Please remember to include the service code and a clear description of the service provided on your invoice to the workers’ compensation insurer.If you or your medical practice would like further assistance, please call our Advice and Assistance Line on 1300 794 744. ... See MoreSee Less
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9 Jun

Monash University is interested in hearing from general practitioners who care for patients suffering from work-related stress, anxiety and depression through a new Partnership trial.More information: bit.ly/3isIXGU ... See MoreSee Less
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4 Jun

Q: Do I need to maintain an injured workers’ employment while they can’t work?A: Unless it is not reasonably practicable to return the worker to their pre-injury employment or find them alternative work, you must maintain an injured worker’s employment for 12 months from the day the worker becomes entitled to receive weekly payments of compensation. If you wish to dismiss a worker of receiving compensation, there are a few steps you must take. Click the link below to learn more about claims management:www.workcover.wa.gov.au/employers/faqs/ ... See MoreSee Less
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1 Jun

Western Australian Brokers, have you signed up to the NIBA online education program?Watch the short video below to learn how to take the next step in your professional development!www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZ2GMIB5J8c#brokerstrainingwa ... See MoreSee Less
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Annual Report 2019/20

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