WorkCover, Employers and Motor Accident Claims

Southern Radiology may issue an invoice to a WorkCover agent upon evidence of a current and accepted claim which covers Medical services.
 
Injections 
Injections are deemed to be a surgical procedure and require pre-approval from your case manager. Please ensure you or your staff member seek the appropriate authorisation prior to the day of service.
 
Blood injections
Medicare do not provide a benefit for this service, therefore your insurer also will not provide a benefit, and in this case the claimant (employee) will receive a private rate invoice payable on the day.
 
Employers
Southern Radiology may provide imaging services to employees without a claim number provided a letter covering the cost of the service is provided by the employer. If an authority letter cannot be provided prior to the service then the patient will be asked to settle the account on the day of service.
 
Pre-employment chest x-rays
Medicare do not pay a benefit on pre-employment chest x-rays. Your company will receive a private invoice to settle within 7 days.
 
Blood injections
Medicare do not provide a benefit for this service, therefore your insurer also will not provide a benefit, your company will receive a private rate invoice which is to be paid within 7 days.
 
Asbestos screening
Medicare do not cover imaging related to asbestos screening which is due to employment, an invoice will be sent to your company for payment within 7 days.
 
Motor Accident Claims
Southern Radiology may be able to invoice to an insurer on your behalf provided you can supply an accepted and current claim number which relates to your service.
 
Your insurer will provide you with a claim number for a particular accident and injury.  Prior to your service please ensure you have the necessary documentation to show that the service will be paid for by your insurer. 
 

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Southern Radiology is a leading diagnostic imaging provider who is committed to providing prompt and professional care to both patients and referrers. We are one of the largest medical imaging providers servicing the southern, inner western and eastern suburbs of Sydney and led by our specialist diagnostic imaging radiologists, Southern Radiology provides you comprehensive diagnostic support across all imaging modalities.

Our services include diagnostic radiology, interventional radiology, cardiac CT, magnetic resonance imaging, nuclear medicine and obstetric and gynaecological imaging. The Southern Radiology network consists of private community and hospital based practices, as well as two imaging research facilities.

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