Automatic NDIS plan extensions

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From April to 30 June, if your plan is due to end, you may be eligible to automatically extend your plan, without the need for a plan review. An automatic plan extension means that instead of getting a new plan, your current plan will continue – with the same funded supports for the same duration as your current plan, up …

NDIS price guide

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Amicus support costs All Amicus NDIS supports are charged at the price limit in the NDIS support catalogue. To see the current NDIS prices and guides, click the button below. NDIS guides and pricing Understanding the price guide Understanding the Price Guide is a resource from the NDIS that explains the Price Guide and Support Catalogue and how they might …

Choosing your NDIS service provider

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Choosing who to provide NDIS funded supports can be a daunting process; navigating registered and non-registered providers, self-employed contractors, agencies or to employ staff directly. Our Support Coordination Manager, Bonny Gutteridge, has had 15 years within the disability sector, working within the NDIA before her current role at Amicus, offers some advice:  “The most important thing is trust; you must …

NDIS funding for purchasing personal protective equipment

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To better support participants during the extended coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the NDIS have made a temporary change to funding arrangements for personal protective equipment (PPE). The NDIS are implementing temporary changes to funding of PPE for personal care where coronavirus (COVID-19) is active your community, and the use of PPE is consistent with current health advice.  You can now recover …

NDIS price guide – changes to non labour transport costs

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Changes to Participant Transport On the 1st October 2019 there was an update to the NDIS price guide. It clearly highlighted that organisations are no longer allowed to convert the non-labour cost of transport into billable hours (previously transport costs were converted at $0.78 per km, into billable hours of support) As stated by the NDIS – If a provider …