Review of supply of Assistive Hearing Technology - project scope

The project scope is to develop and evaluate a list of model options for the supply of Assistive Hearing Technology (AHT) under the Hearing Services Program (the program) and the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) (where this is reasonable). This work is to support a whole of Government approach and ensure that there are no unjustifiable differences in supply models between the two programs which would distort or disrupt the hearing sector, if implemented.

The project will undertake to

In undertaking this work, the project is to consider potential differences in AHT requirements for the following cohorts of clients

The project will pay specific attention to

Assumptions

There will be no cross subsidisation between the supply of hearing devices and delivery of hearing services.