Subsidy funding for medical aids and equipment is available to eligible Queenslanders with permanent/stable conditions or disabilities. Aids and equipment are subsidy funded either on a permanent loan basis, private ownership or through the supply of consumables.
Find out more about subsidy schemes coordinated by the Medical Aids Subsidy Scheme (MASS)
Communication aids, continence aids, daily living aids, home oxygen, medical-grade footwear, mobility aids, spinal and lower limb orthoses, artificial limbs, spectacles
The Vehicle Options Subsidy Scheme (VOSS) supports people with a disability to purchase or modify a private vehicle.
The Community Aids, Equipment and Assistive Technologies Initiative (CAEATI) helps eligible people with a disability with the cost of aids, equipment or assistive technologies.
Equipment provided through the Cystic Fibrosis Program (CFP).
Advice for looking after your aids and equipment, and what to do if repairs are needed.
Regular workshops and webinars are provided for Medical Aids Subsidy Scheme (MASS) prescribers.
Contact a MASS service centre or clinical advisor.
MASS and the NDIS
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a new way of providing supports for people with disability to live in the community and take part in everyday activities. For eligible participants, this will mean changes to the way they currently access supports from schemes such as the Medical Aids Subsidy Scheme (MASS). Find out more.
Workshops are being held to provide information on the NDIS. Find further information on the NDIS website.
Updates to forms, guidelines and information
VOSS Guidelines (2.00) (Updated 19/05/2016)
In the interest of client safety, MASS has obtained endorsement statements from wheelchair manufacturers stipulating which power assist devices they endorse for use on their wheelchairs. The provided endorsement information has been summarised in the Power Assist Matrix. Please refer to Supporting Information – Power Assist Matrix for further information, including implications for warranty arrangements, and MASS/CAEATI applications.
"NEW" MASS WAREHOUSE STOCKLIST (Updated weekly)
Prescription of Disability Specific Car Seats and Restraints through CAEATI and VOSS