The Agency administers and pays for necessary and reasonable treatment, care and support for participants in the National Injury Insurance Scheme Queensland. The Scheme covers people who sustain eligible, serious personal injuries in a motor vehicle accident on or after July 1 2016, regardless of fault.
The Scheme provides necessary and reasonable treatment, care and support including:
- Medical and pharmaceutical treatment (e.g. doctor’s appointments, medication)
- Dental treatment
- Rehabilitation (e.g. physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy)
- Respite care
- Attendant care and support services (e.g. personal care and domestic services)
- Aids and appliances (e.g. wheelchairs)
- Educational and vocational training
- Home and transport modifications (e.g. ramps or bathroom rails).
The National Injury Insurance Agency Queensland has been established to administer the National Injury Insurance Scheme Queensland.