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NDIS Price Guide: Why It Matters for Service Providers

April 19, 2023
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Staying Up to Date with NDIS Price Guide:
Why It Matters for Service Providers

As a home care provider operating within the NDIS, it is crucial to follow the NDIS Price Guide that the Australian Government established. Non-compliance with these guidelines may lead to unnecessary challenges.

One of the most common frustrations people have with the NDIS Price Guides (now known as NDIS Pricing Arrangements and Price Limits) is that they are complex and difficult to navigate.

Additionally, service providers often find it difficult to keep up with the ever-shifting price points and compliance requirements that are connected to the NDIS Price Guides.

We'll help clear away the confusion of the overly complex and difficult to understand price points and compliance requirements associated with the Price Guides.

Make sure to read this blog till the end, if you're looking to put and end to worrying every year about the NDIS Price Guide changes. We'll provide a solution on how you can automate it through software and free up your time to manage the things that matter most to you - giving the best quality care.

1. Stay Up To Date

To stay up to date with NDIS Price Guide, providers need to be aware of any changes that the NDIA makes. The guidelines undergo an annual review to keep up with the changing market rates. Providers need to keep themselves updated with the annually changed guidelines to adjust their pricing, ensuring they remain within compliance.

You can take a look at the updated Price Guide by clicking right here. 

Key Point:
Home care providers should charge only for "reasonable and necessary" services that are required to meet the needs of people with disabilities. Charging for unreasonable and unnecessary services may result in funding issues and clients losing trust in the provider.

We integrate the latest Price Guide into our clients' care plans automatically, making it easy for our team to stay up-to-date.

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2. Understand Core and Capacity Building Supports

The NDIS Price Guide consist of two sections: Core and Capacity Building supports.

Core supports refer to essential support services such as personal care, assistance with transportation and other necessary services that need to be provided in order to meet the needs of individuals with disabilities.

Capacity Building supports include therapy services and support coordination, providing people with disabilities with long-term goals which are intended to enhance their capabilities, increase independence and develop the necessary skills they require as part of their disability journey.

These services may provide assistance with activities such as daily living, finding employment or gaining access to community activities.

3. Calculate Expenses accurately

To ensure you are appropriately charging for the services you provide, calculate expenses accurately. Home care providers may need to include overheads, the cost of hiring support workers, and the cost of equipment.

By following these guidelines, providers can optimise their revenue streams while staying within the rules and fulfilling the NDIS vision for improving their quality of care.

In conclusion, the NDIS Price Guide structure provides a clear framework for pricing structures under the Core and Capacity Building supports.

Home care providers need to comply, remain transparent while charging clients, and stay up to date with changes to ensure they fulfil the mission of NDIS: delivery of quality care to people with disabilities in Australia.

Are you a NDIS provider struggling to keep up with the constantly changing Price Guides?

Our built-in NDIS Price Guide feature helps solve one of the most pressing challenges that NDIS providers face on a daily basis - navigating and keeping up-to-date with the constantly changing Price Guides.

With the NDIS framework constantly evolving, it can be difficult for providers to keep track of the latest pricing changes, leading to confusion and errors in funding allocations.

This is where DSC Software's technology-enabled care management platform comes in.

We integrate the latest Price Guide into our clients' care plans automatically, making it easy for our team to stay up-to-date and provide accurate funding allocations for our clients.

This not only saves time and resources but also helps to ensure that you receive the best possible care without any unnecessary delays or complications.

By taking care of the complex Price Guide for you, you can focus on what really matters - their health, well-being, and quality of life.

Our blog post offers a detailed overview and education on NDIS Price Guide, and demonstrates how our platform can help simplify your business operations and keep you up-to-date with the latest industry developments.
Take a moment to review the post and discover how you can optimize your NDIS services, increase productivity, and improve your efficiency.

Take a look now to learn how you can improve your NDIS services and provide your clients with the best possible care.

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