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NDIA Releases New AT and Consumables Code Guide

The revised NDIA Assistive Technology, Home Modifications and Consumables Code Guide is now available. Please note that there are changes to rentals and ramp codes along with some other amendments. ATSA recommend taking the time to review the guide, to

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Use of Restraints

An important reminder to members that the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission is increasing its’ focus on reportable incidents relating to the use of restraints. If you are an NDIS provider, you are automatically obligated to report every instance of

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Latest News and Developments for AT Suppliers

Membership survey pending The Board is currently reviewing ATSA’s membership structure (in place since 2000) to ensure that our membership model is suitable for the industry it serves. To assist in this activity, we will be sending out a survey

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Where to Find the Latest COVID-19 Information

ATSA encourages all members to regularly visit the NDIS Commission coronavirus (COVID-19) information page, available here. This page contains links to updates, training, alerts, and resources for NDIS participants and providers. This information is to inform and support NDIS providers

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Low Cost COVID-19 Assistive Technology Changes

The Minister for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), the Hon Stuart Robert MP, has announced three changes to help NDIS participants during the COVID-19 pandemic: Increased flexibility for low-cost assistive technology (AT) New support line items for participants living

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New Government Plan to Support People with Disability

The Australian Government Department of Health has released a new plan that will help support people with disability throughout COVID-19. The Australian Health Sector Emergency Response Plan for Novel Coronavirus guides the Australian health sector response. This management and operational

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Financial Support for AT Businesses

NDIA Additional 10% Payment on Invoices There has been some confusion with the recent announcement of the NDIA additional 10% payment on invoices The NDIA will pay a 10% COVID-19 loading which will be added to price limits for certain

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