Stoma Appliance Scheme information for stoma associations

You can claim a reimbursement for products you supply to your members under the Stoma Appliance Scheme (SAS).

Read about the Stoma Appliance Scheme on the Department of Health website.

Before you claim a SAS reimbursement

Your members need to apply to be eligible to get stoma products under the SAS. Their medical practitioner or stomal therapy nurse can help them apply. They need to:

If your members need additional stoma products or an advance supply, their medical practitioner or stoma therapy nurse can help them complete the Stoma Appliance Scheme application for additional supplies for clinical and other reasons form (PB050).

Claim a SAS reimbursement

You can claim a reimbursement for products you’ve supplied to your members under the SAS.

To claim a reimbursement, upload your electronic claim file through Health Professional Online Services (HPOS).

You need a PRODA account to access HPOS. If you don’t have one, register for an Individual account. You’ll also need to register your association as an organisation in PRODA and then link the account to HPOS.

If you’re using software version 1.1, you will need to send us completed copies of the following forms:

  • Claim for payment – Stoma Appliance Scheme (PB043)
  • Supply of stoma appliances and pharmaceutical preparations (PB046). A record of all the items you supplied to your members
  • Other supporting claim documentation such as Stoma Appliance Scheme application for additional supplies for clinical and other reasons forms (PB050), and Stoma Appliance Scheme application forms (PB049) where applicable.

If you’re using software version 2.0 you don’t need to send us copies of the above forms. Keep them on record for 2 years.

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Form name Form number What you need it for
Claim for payment – Stoma Appliance Scheme PB043 Use to claim reimbursement from us for items you supplied.
Supply of stoma appliances and pharmaceutical preparations PB046 Use to record all items you supplied to members.
Stoma Appliance Scheme Entitlement Card PB044 Give to people registered for the SAS.
Stoma Appliance Dual Entitlement Card PB045 Give to people registered for the SAS who have more than one stoma and need extra products.

For more information about SAS

To ask about a SAS claim, contact the PBS Complex Drugs Programs enquiry line.

Read about the Stoma Appliance Scheme on the Department of Health website.

Page last updated: 2 September 2020