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Provider travel - non-labour costs | Therapeutic Supports | Assistance with Daily Life | 01_799_0128_1_1

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Unit: Each


NDIS support item 01_799_0128_1_1 covers expenses incurred by NDIS service providers for traveling to deliver support services to participants for Disability-Related Health Supports for Dietitians, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Podiatrists, Psychologists, Speech Pathologists or Other Professionals, excluding labor costs. This support item relates to registration group 0128: Therapeutic Supports and is to be used by participants older than 7.

Service Details:

1. Eligible Costs:

    • Providers may incur additional costs like road tolls, parking fees, and vehicles running costs.

2. Negotiation with Participants:

    • Providers should discuss and agree upon reasonable contributions for these costs with participants.
    • Where a worker is travelling to provide services to more than one participant then the provider should split the non-labour travel costs (including the return journey) between the participants, with the agreement of each participant in advance.

3. Reimbursements Rates:

    • Vehicles owned by Provider or Worker: Up to $0.97 per kilometre.
    • Other Transport Costs: Full amount for public transport fares, road tolls, and parking fees.

4. Claiming Process:

    • Claims for non-labour costs must be seperate from the primary support claim.
    • These costs are claimable only when provider travel time is also claimable.
    • Use the specific 'Provider Travel - Non- Labour Costs' support item in the NDIS Pricing Arrangements and Price Limits.

Participant Outcomes:

Proper compensation for provider travel ensures consistent and reliable access to services for participants, regardless of location. This support item acknowledges geographical challenges and aims to minimise the impact of travel distance on service delivery. Participants benefit from enhanced service continuity, enabling them to receive critical supports without disruption or additional costs.

Impact Statement:

The inclusion of non-labour travel costs underlines the NDIS commitment to comprehensive and accessible support for all participants.

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Provider travel - non-labour costs | Therapeutic Supports | Assistance with Daily Life | 01_799_0128_1_1