The civil forensic psychiatry website, compiled by Dr. Michael Epstein is a resource for psychiatrists, psychologists, lawyers and others. It comprises an interactive blog, a forum, and a questions and issues site. It is a one stop shop for articles, commentary, legislation, court instruction, fee schedules and impairment guides.

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WorkSafe Victoria funding mental health treatment even if claim rejected

June 21, 2021

WorkSafe update 21 June 2021 From 1 July 2021, WorkSafe will provide provisional payments for mental injury claims. Eligible workers and volunteers who submit a mental injury claim can access provisional payments for reasonable treatment and services while their claim is being determined. Provisional payments will be available for 13 weeks, regardless of whether a claim is accepted or rejected. We’ve included a stakeholder pack with information to help you understand the key changes and how your networks can support […]

The Guide to Civil Pyschiatric Assessment

by Michael Epstein