4.5.21 Implantable pain therapy
Implantable Pain Therapy (IPT) is the use of an implantable device to address persistent pain. It may be considered when a range of alternatives to manage persistent pain have been fully explored.
See: Policy for Implantable Pain Therapy
The policy provides guidelines for guidelines for implantable pain therapy to manage a worker’s persistent pain. It includes:
- what can be paid for
- who can provide IPT
- information required from THP Treating Health Practitioner.