Product Pricing

Product prices specified in the Stoma Appliance Scheme (SAS) Schedule are set by the Department following advice from SPAP and negotiation with suppliers. The Scheme’s pricing methodology is set out in the SAS Pricing Guidelines

Page last updated: 20 February 2014

The Guidelines are currently being updated

Benchmark Products and Prices

The Department has defined a notional benchmark product for each subgroup in Groups 1 to 7 of the SAS Schedule. A benchmark product features table specifying key features, related features and variants of those related features for each benchmark product in Groups 1 to 7 can be found below:

SAS Benchmarks Product Table April 2012 (PDF 98 KB)

SAS Benchmarks Product Table April 2012 (Word 255 KB)

Price Premium Products and Prices

Products listed in a subgroup, which have been assessed by SPAP as providing improved health outcomes in a cost effective manner over and above that provided by the benchmark product of that subgroup and may be eligible to be listed as price premium products and accordingly, listed at a price greater than the subgroup’s benchmark price.