Tasmanian Government Concessions

Orthotic / prosthetic services

Concession details

A reduced contribution charge for orthotic and prosthetic services is provided to eligible people whose costs are not met by other organisations such as MAIB, Worker’s Compensation or the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.

To access the service, clients are required to have a current referral from either a GP, an allied health professional or a medical specialist.

Those eligible for a reduced contribution include holders of a:

  • DHS or DVA* Pensioner Concession Card
  • DHS Health Care Card.

* Where DVA card holders are not eligible under another scheme.

For more information:

Department of Health and Human Services
Phone:

South: 6166 7377
North: 6777 8562
North-West: 6493 6272
Email: opst.tas@ths.tas.gov.au
Web: www.dhhs.tas.gov.au