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Prescribing medical aids and equipment

Communication Aids 

Communication Aids

Artificial larynges, communication software, speech generating devices and voice amplification devices
Continence Aids

Continence Aids

Disposable pads, nappies, reusable pants, catheters, sheaths, leg drainage bags, night drainage bags
Daily Living Aids

Daily Living Aids

Bath boards, mobile floor hoists, mobile shower chairs, non-mobile commodes, pressure reduction mattresses and transfer benches
Heat Moisture Exchangers

Heat Moisture Exchangers

Heat Moisture Exchangers (HMEs) and related consumables
Home Oxygen

Home Oxygen

Home oxygen supplies for adults and children, including concentrator machines and cylinders
Medical Grade Footwear

Medical-Grade Footwear

Customised, custom made and prefabricated footwear
Mobility Aids

Mobility Aids

Manual or power-drive wheelchairs, wheeled walking aids and pressure reduction cushions
Prosthetic Limbs

Prosthetic Limbs

Subsidies towards prosthetic limbs for amputees (Queensland Artificial Limb Service)
Spectacles

Spectacles

Subsidies for a pair of basic prescription spectacles, once every two years (Spectacle Supply Scheme)
Orthoses

Spinal and Lower Limb Orthoses

Spinal and lower limb orthotic devices
Last updated: 1 June 2014

MASS general guidelines and forms

MASS provides general guidelines (PDF 248 kB) (currently being reviewed due to NDIS and NIIS) and general prescriber forms to use for prescribing all types of aids and equipment.