Current prescribed amounts
WorkCover’s new Schedule of prescribed amounts for;
Weekly compensation payments;
applies form the 1 July this year.
The new schedule can be viewed here.
Features of the new schedule include;
A new prescribed amount “maximum payment” of $232,050 for weekly payments;
An increase in the prescribed amount for medical expenses and rehabilitation to respectively, $69,615 and $16,244;
A new cap for weekly payments of $2,619.70;
An increase in the cap payable for common law claims below the not less than 25% whole person impairment level, to $487,308.
The following amount apply in relation to fatalities;
Lump sum payable to dependants: $580,125
Child’s allowance: $137 per week payable initially, to WorkCover
Funeral expenses: $10,011
The new amount will continue until 30 June 2020.