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News update
18/10/2019
News update

Fifteen NDS member organisations to receive ILC National Information Program grants

The NDIA has released its Summary of Funded Activities for the ILC National Information Program with 15 NDS member organisations among the successful recipients
News update
18/10/2019
News update

Resources to assist providers with the new Quality & Safeguarding arrangements

Providers dealing with NDIS Commission requirements should be aware that the Commission and NDS have, or are developing resources which can assist them.

New arrangements for how NDIS and health services will work together

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1/07/2019

At Friday’s Disability Reform Council meeting, Ministers agreed on substantial changes to how supports for NDIS participants with regular and ongoing disability-related health supports will be provided and funded. This clarity on the interface between health and the NDIS is welcome.

From October, the following disability-related health supports will be available under the NDIS:

Exclusions that remain the responsibility of the health sector include the diagnosis, early intervention and treatment of health conditions; care, treatment or surgery for an acute illness or injury (including rehabilitation); sub-acute care including palliative care (with the exception of supports that are already provided for in a participant’s plan); and items and services covered by Medicare and the PBS.

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