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NDIA clarifies new AT cost structure

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Following initial confusion, the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) has released a statement clarifying Assistive Technology (AT) funding support between $1,500 and $5,000, while confirming the low cost and risk threshold will remain at $1,500.

Last October a new funding and supply option for nominated AT supports between $1,500 and $5,000 was announced. This funding option is limited to nine categories that included prosthetics/ orthotics, personal care accessories, beds and hygiene, AT relating to vision, recreation and sport as well as vehicles/transport, personal mobility/transfer and home modifications/access. These items must be itemised as a reasonable and necessary item within a participants NDIS plan.

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Source:
Kymberly Martin, 2020, Freedom2Live (https://www.freedom2live.com.au)

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