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New bilateral agreements increase Commonwealth control over NDIS costs

As State and Territory governments finish their transition to the NDIS and enter Full Scheme, they are signing new bilateral agreements with the Commonwealth.
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NDS has produced a series of member only webcasts covering requirements and early insights of the NDIS Quality and Safeguarding Framework.

NDIA launches functional assessment pilot

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7/11/2018

The NDIA is piloting the use of functional impact assessment tools with participants aged over seven years with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder, intellectual disability, or psychosocial disability to help determine the impact the disability has on their capacity to participate in community, work and/or social activities. 

The NDIA hopes the pilot will “improve consistency, accuracy and reliability in decision-making, delivering fair plan outcomes and access decisions for all participants.” The functional impact assessment will form part of the supporting evidence the NDIA considers when making its decisions.

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