WorkSafe can pay the reasonable cost of speech pathology services at the request of a medical practitioner if those services are required as a result of a work-related An injury/disease is work related if it arose out of or in the course of employment and the scope of employment. injury or illness.
The policy provides guidelines about:
- who can provide speech pathology services
- what costs will be paid for
- expectations for service delivery under the Clinical Framework
- referral requirements.