NSW WorkCover Administrative Guidelines Update

2023-12-11T14:21:54+11:00December 11th, 2023|News|

ASOS has just today received the new SIRA guidelines for the administration of compensable patients (WorkCover and MAA). ASOS is working through them to ensure that there are no adverse consequences flowing from these changes. ASOS requested a number of changes to the original draft guidelines to ensure procedural fairness [...]

New screening tools to measure healthcare outcomes

2022-11-25T17:16:42+11:00November 23rd, 2022|Member Updates, Members Only, Uncategorized|

Originally published SIRA website SIRA has published a range of standardised outcome measures for healthcare providers to screen an injured person’s health status in the motor accidents and workers compensation schemes. Standardised outcome measures in healthcare can inform the overall care provided to the injured person, by capturing information about [...]

Independent medical examinations and reports during the COVID-19 pandemic

2020-05-18T15:12:24+10:00May 18th, 2020|Member Updates, Members Only, Resources|

Dear ASOS Members, NSW Workcover guidelines for IME’s during C19 pandemic. FYI, Regards Stephen Milgate AM CEO Documents: BN20_113819 -Letter to assoc colleges re IME Guidance - ASOS IME guidance COVID-19 - Examiners - 7 May 2020

SIRA Fees 2019

2018-12-20T21:20:47+11:00December 20th, 2018|Members Only, Resources|

Dear ASOS NSW and ACT Members, Please find attached, the changes for work cover fees from 1st January 2019. Please note:  changes to spinal surgery protocols. Attachments: 2019 Orthopaedic Surgeon Letter_final 2018 ASOS letter re 2019 Fees Orders_final Letter from SIRA Please see attached correspondence from the State Insurance Regulatory Authority [...]

Mandatory update training

2018-04-04T14:01:25+10:00March 7th, 2016|News|

Mandatory update training for assessors of permanent impairment in the NSW workers compensation system The State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA) has gazetted the NSW workers compensation guidelines for the evaluation of permanent impairment 4th edition (the Guidelines). The Guidelines will replace the 3rdedition (published in 2009) for assessments of permanent impairment conducted on [...]

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