Services Australia Digitalisation = 100% of NDIS Paid Directly
Minister Roberts has said that once implemented all invoices will be paid to providers directly by Services Australia.
He said that self managed people will still have choice and control and will choose and book their own supports but then an invoiced gets raised in the NDIA portal and then the NDIS pays the provider directly.
Is this the End of Plan Managers?
Both in this article and previous announcements there has been no mention of plan managers. Given the tender and the way things have been discussed there doesn’t look there is any role for plan managers at all.
BUT this is pure speculation, we have no information either way. It would be great to hear if anyone has more information.
Is this the End of Unregistered Providers?
At present, only NDIS Registered providers are able to be paid by agency managed participants.
If the NDIA is going to pay everyone directly, does that mean everyone will need to be registered.
Again, we don’t know. But looking forward to finding out.
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