NDIS announces substantial price increases

The just-released 2019-20 Price Guide and Support Catalogue for NDIS supports contains some substantial and welcome price increases. The Price Guide is now standard across Australia, with adjustments for some locations.In March, the NDIA announced indicative increases in the base prices for attendant care and community participation and the introduction of a Temporary Transformation Payment (TTP) of 7.5 per cent, decreasing by 1.5 per cent per year (for providers that comply with certain criteria). These base prices have been indexed in line with ABS Wage and Consumer Price Indexes and the national minimum wage order of the Fair Work Commission.These increases deliver a weekday price limit for these supports, inclusive of the TTP, of:

In addition, the Agency has responded positively to NDS’s advocacy for more clarity around non-face-to-face billing arrangements. Non-face-to-face activities are billable if:

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