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, the Department of Veterans’ Affairs or the National Disability Insurance Scheme.

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 any of the following:

  • Services Australia or DVA* Pensioner Concession Card
  • Services Australia Health Care Card.

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

For more information:

Department of Health

Orthotic Prosthetic Services Tasmania (South): 6166 7377
Orthotic Prosthetic Services Tasmania (North): 6777 8562
Orthotic Prosthetic Services Tasmania (North-West): 6493 6272
Email: opst.tas@ths.tas.gov.au
Web: www.health.tas.gov.au