Application and Assessment Process

Page last updated: 20 February 2017

Application and Assessment Guidelines

The Stoma Appliance Scheme (SAS) Application and Assessment Guidelines have been developed by the Department, with input from the Stoma Product Assessment Panel (SPAP) to explain the application and assessment processes for the Scheme.

These guidelines will be revised when required to ensure that they remain contemporary and accurate and provide the information necessary to prepare high quality applications.

Lodging an Application

The SPAP Secretariat manages application lodgements. Applications should be completed using the electronic form(s) below and mailed to:

Stoma Appliance Scheme
Department of Health
GPO Box 9848
Canberra ACT 2601
Email: stoma@health.gov.au

Important information regarding the forms on this page

Please open these files in the Internet Explorer browser to complete. If you are unable to access Internet Explorer, please download them to your computer to complete. If you need further assistance accessing the forms please email the Stoma Secretariat.

Please note these forms require handwritten signatures and therefore are intended to be paper based. The Department has made every effort to adhere to WCAG 2.0 accessibility requirements.

A checklist is provided at the end of each Application Form to prompt applicants to check that they have included all relevant and requested information.

Applications to list stoma related products on the Stoma Appliance Scheme

Application to list stoma related products on the Stoma Appliance Scheme – Benchmark Groups 1-7 (PDF 435 KB)
Application to list stoma related products on the Stoma Appliance Scheme – Price Premium and Groups 8-11 (PDF 435 KB)

Application to amend or delete listing on the Stoma Appliance Scheme

Application to amend or delete listing on the Stoma Appliance Scheme (PDF 1346 KB)

Stoma Appliance Scheme Application and Assessment Guidelines

Word version of the Stoma Appliance Scheme Application and Assessment Guidelines – January 2017 (Word 579 KB)
PDF version of the Stoma Appliance Scheme Application and Assessment Guidelines – January 2017 (PDF 218 KB)