Unless there are special circumstances, prescribers must select equipment which is already on contract with NSW Health to be eligible for funding.
Our Home Respiratory Program advisors also refer to a preferred standard product list, which is reviewed in line with clinical guidelines every three years.
Given the customised nature of some aids and equipment, not all items funded through this Program are on contract.
However, we do purchase and stock a broad range of standard assistive technology items from contracts which prescribers can access through our Equipment Allocation Program.
Prosthetic Limb Services are managed under contract arrangement using a panel of accredited prosthetic providers with components funded from an approved components list. Unless there are special circumstances, providers must select components on the approved list to be eligible for funding.