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Provider travel - non-labour costs | Hearing Services | Assistance with Daily Life | 01_799_0134_1_1

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NDIS support item 01_799_0134_1_1 covers expenses incurred by NDIS service providers for traveling to deliver support services to participants for Hearing Services by an Audiologist or Audiometrist using Core funding, excluding labor costs.

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:

    Participants benefit from increased accessibility to services and supports. This item encourages provider availability, bridging geographical gaps, and reducing barriers to receiving timely and consistent NDIS support. It ensures participants in remote or regional areas are not disadvantaged in accessing necessary services due to provider travel constraints.

    Impact Statement:

    Enhanced accessibility and equitable service provision across diverse locations underline the value of this NDIS support item.

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