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Medical Aids Subsidy Scheme

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.

Queensland subsidy schemes

Queensland subsidy schemes

Find out more about subsidy schemes coordinated by the Medical Aids Subsidy Scheme (MASS)

Prescribing medical aids and equipment

Prescribing medical aids and equipment

Communication aids, continence aids, daily living aids, home oxygen, medical-grade footwear, mobility aids, spinal and lower limb orthoses, artificial limbs, spectacles.

Aids provided through hospital programs

Aids provided through hospital programs

Equipment provided through the Cystic Fibrosis Program (CFP).

Repairs and maintenance

Repairs and maintenance

Advice for looking after your aids and equipment, and what to do if repairs are needed.

Clinical education

Clinical education

Regular workshops and webinars are provided for Medical Aids Subsidy Scheme (MASS) prescribers.

Contact us

Contact us

Contact a MASS service centre or clinical advisor.


Last updated: 29 November 2016

Information for applicants

Find out about:

  • Types of aids and equipment
  • Eligibility
  • How to apply.

News and events

MASS Clients transitioning to NDIS final application dates

MASS is not funded to provide services to NDIS eligible clients after 30 June 2019. To ensure all requests are able to be delivered by 30 June 2019, MASS has set the following application cut-off dates:

28 February 2019

  • Daily Living and Mobility Aids
  • Communication Aids
  • Medical Grade Footwear & Orthoses

30 April 2019

  • Continence Aids

Please ensure you have commenced your NDIS plan prior to these dates. A Queensland Transition to NDIS document is available with information on each NDIS roll out zone's final date for applications to MASS.

A MASS - NDIS Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document is available to answer common questions from clients transitioning from MASS to the NDIS.

Assistance with NDIS plans and registration

MASS clients needing to check on their NDIS plan progress or registration as an NDIS participant should direct their enquiries to the NDIS:

NDIS Phone: 1800 800 110 (Mon-Fri 8am-8pm)
NDIS Email:

MASS Action

MASS Action Newsletter December 2018

Online Applications for MASS Prescribers

The first stage of MASS-eApply is now open for prescribers to register and submit online applications to MASS.  More information can be found on the MASS-eApply website.

NDIS Rollout in Queensland

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 Queensland Government website.


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