HSV Purchasing Policies and Transition
HealthShare Victoria Purchasing Policies and Transition
The five HSV Purchasing Policies (HSV PPs) outline a number of requirements for health services relating to their procurement functions, including ongoing reporting obligations.
Amendments to the HSV PPs were approved by the HSV Board in October 2022 with a transition effective date of 1 January 2023 to 1 January 2024.
Click here to view the HSV Purchasing Policies Victorian Government Gazette Notice
Schedule 1 and 5 health services identified within the Health Services Act 1988 (Vic) (The Act) must fully transition by 1 January 2024.
Health services have a twelve-month transition period to align to the revised HSV PPs. Health services can begin transitioning to the new HSV PPs from 1 January 2023, although compliance will not be expected until 1 January 2024.
The Self-Assessment scheduled for the 2022-2023 financial year and due 31 May 2023 is aligned to the new HSV PPs to help health services to complete a gap analysis and to assist in the transition.
HSV Purchasing Policies - effective 1 January 2024
HSV Purchasing Policies 2023 key changes
HSV has created a summary of key changes to the Health Purchasing Policies.
2017 Health Purchasing Policies and resources
The 2017 Health Purchasing Policies will be revoked and replaced as of 1 January 2024.
Links to the 2017 Health Purchasing Policies and related documents are available below for health services.
HPP2: Procurement strategic analysis
HPP4: Contract management and asset disposal
Schedule to HPP5 collective purchasing for SPC and SEPC mandated contracts