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B43/1990 PAYMENT OF GARP FORM FEES

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DATE OF ISSUE:  13 NOVEMBER 1990

PAYMENT OF GARP FORM FEES

1.The Repatriation Commission has recently approved an increase in the GARP form fee from $6.00 to $6.60.  The increase will take account of comparable increases in Medical Benefits Schedule items since July 1988.

2.The increased cost for GARP forms should be met within the current allocation for Medical Examinations.

3.The consultation component of the GARP fee is unchanged and is to continue to be paid at the current Medical Benefits Schedule fee according to whether it was a standard, long or prolonged consultation.

4.This Departmental Instruction is to take effect from 15 November 1990.

PETER HAWKER

NATIONAL PROGRAM DIRECTOR (BENEFITS)