Review of Service Items and Fees - Project Scope

An outline of the scope of the project to review the Hearing Services Program Schedule of Service Items and Fees.

Project scope

To develop a list of comparable hearing services items and benefits payable 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 pricing between the two programmes 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 service delivery for the following cohorts of clients

The project will pay specific attention to

Out of scope

The sourcing (including pricing) of hearing devices is a separate project which is not to be considered as part of this work. This work assumes that there will be no cross subsidisation between the supply of hearing devices and delivery of hearing services.

Project Scope of the Review of Service Items and Fees (PDF 63 KB)

Hearing Services Program NDIS Transition Plan