Report on the regulatory framework for hearing services

Device Suppliers

Review of the efficiency and effectiveness of the regulatory framework for hearing services July 2012. The Report was prepared for the Office of Hearing Services by MP Consulting

Page last updated: 28 November 2012

If a device is to be supplied to a client as part of the scheme:

  • the supplier of the device must be registered with the OHS. There are 12 device suppliers (manufacturers) registered with OHS
  • the supplier of the device must have entered into a Deed of Standing Offer (the Deed) with the OHS
  • the device must meet the specifications detailed in the Deed
  • the device supplier must have supplied the device to the service provider in accordance with the conditions set out in the Deed
  • the device must be supplied at or below the price set in the Deed (excluding top-up devices in relation to which the supplier and the provider may negotiate a price).