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Provider travel - non-labour costs | Therapeutic Supports | Improved Daily Living Skills | 15_799_0128_1_3

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NDIS support item 15_799_0128_1_3 covers expenses incurred by NDIS service providers for traveling to deliver support services to participants for community engagement assistance or assessment recommendation therapy/training by therapeutic support providers, excluding labor costs.

15_799_0128_1_3 covers the following NDIS assessment recommendation therapy or training support items:

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 support item 15_799_0128_1_3 through broader service availability and enhanced accessibility. By mitigating travel cost barriers, more specialists can service remote participants, reducing wait times and expanding provider options. Support 15_799_0128_1_3 enhances the personalisation of care, as participants access a diverse range of services without geographical restrictions impacting their choices.

    Impact Statement:

    Enabling provider mobility, 15_799_0128_1_3 underpins equity of service access across diverse locations, crucial for participants' well-being and community participation.

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