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To operate successfully under the NDIS, practitioners need to be business savvy. Find a number of resources to support you below.

Calculating travel charges for allied health practitioners

Prices for supports included in participant plans are developed and published by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA). Find out how to calculate travel charges. 

Free NDIS training for allied health professionals

Allied Health Professions Australia (AHPA) is pleased to present the Introduction to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) for Allied Health Professions course, which has been developed by AHPA and its member associations to provide a detailed introduction to the NDIS for allied health professionals. The course consists of four modules covering a range of topics related to delivering services under the NDIS. Access to the training is free for any allied health practitioner for the remainder of 2017.

Working with the NDIS

This illustrates the typical steps and processes that a provider must undertake to become a registered NDIS provider and supply services to NDIS participants.

Supports the NDIS will fund in relation to healthcare

Like all Australians, the Scheme participants are likely to need healthcare services throughout their lives. Participants may also have more complex healthcare needs. This details the type of supports that will be funded by the scheme.

FAQs: Allied Health Practitioner (AHP) Students/Provisional Psychologists, AHP Providers and the NDIS

The NDIA seeks to develop the capacity of participants as consumers to exercise choice and negotiate with providers. Providers should talk with participants about the ways Allied Health Practitioners (AHP), students/provisional psychologists, or Allied Health Assistants (AHA) can contribute to achieving participant outcomes. These are some of the Frequently Asked Questions.

The NDIA Access Checklist
  • Is a client eligible for NDIS funding? These questions will help you work out if you could access the NDIS.
ACT NDIS Allied Health Workforce: issues and Solutions

This paper has been produced by the Disability Workforce Innovation Network (DWIN). The group was set up to collaboratively find solutions to the sector's workforce issues arising from the NDIS roll-out. Allied health was identified at an early stage as an area facing significant workforce issues in the ACT. This paper notes the issues identified at the DWIN allied health group forum and the possible solutions.

Analysis of allied health education and training in the disability sector (September 2014)
This paper explores emerging issues in the areas of academic and practical preparation of allied health students, as well as recruitment and retention of new graduate allied health professionals in the disability sector.