Ostomates who have paid the annual STOMA APPLIANCE SCHEME access fee can access the appliances and pharmaceuticals listed on the STOMA APPLIANCE SCHEME and have the cost of those products covered by MEDICARE. Note that there are limits, monthly and annually, on how many products can be ordered.
Australian Financial Year. Fees are due on JULY 1 each year
CONCESSION – $50. NON-CONCESSION – $60
New members who enrol in the STOMA APPLIANCE SCHEME in the later parts of each financial year are offered discounted membership, depending on the month in which the first order is placed by an STN.
July, August, September, October Full $60 / Conc $50
November, December, January, February Full $40 / Conc $35
March, April, May, June Full $35 / Conc $30
POSTAGE AND PACKAGING FEES
Melbourne Suburbs $11.00
Country Victoria $11.00
Cash / credit card accepted at counter.
Provide credit card details over the phone / in writing.
Cheques / money orders made payable to Colostomy Association of Victoria
Direct deposit; Commonwealth Bank of Australia 063001 00908831 Use name as reference
The SAS ANNUAL FEE is non-refundable.
PREPAID POST refunds will have GST and a $6 administration fee deducted.
If posted, a $10 fee for registered post will also be deducted.
Refund cheques will be written to the estates of deceased members.