NDIS Price Guidelines

Our NDIS pricing is in accordance with the official NDIS Price Guidelines and Support Catalogue outlined by the NDIA. These two documents detail the most updated information about the supply and cost of all NDIS services provided.

They are reviewed every few months.
The NDIA regularly reviews and updates the pricing arrangements to ensure participants receive value and quality support in the services they receive.

NDIS pricing can be confusing, so we’re here to answer all your burning questions. See our Spending NDIS FAQ page to find answers to commonly asked questions. If you can’t find the answers you’re looking for, don’t hesitate to contact us at 08 7071 9276 or hello@careassure.com.au.

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Pricing arrangements for SDA

The pricing arrangement, previously known as price guide for the Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) is a summary of the price limits that apply to the SDA provider of an NDIS participant.

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Home Modifications, Assistive Technology and Consumables Price Guide

The most commonly used supports are Assistive Technology (AT), Home Modification and Consumables. The NDIA has different price limits for AT based on the following:

  • Low cost assistive technology should be under $1500 per item.
  • Mid cost assistive technology should be between $1500 and $15000 per item.
  • High cost assistive technology should be over $15,000 per item.

The participants do not require to provide quotes to the NDIS for assistive technology valued under $15, 000. However, a written evidence is required if the assistive technology is costing more than $1500. It is important to note, that price limits for AT assessment, training and guidance is generally funded through the capacity building support category. Even though AT and home modifications are funded under the capital support budget.

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Price Guide for Disability Support Worker

Most of the NDIS participants require a qualified disability support worker. Supporting them with every day activities such as personal care, or transport or even accompanying them as a friend. The NDIA cost model for disability support workers outlines the price limits for every billable hour. The NDIS pricing guide is based on their level of experience, and includes base pay, holiday pay, employee allowances, non-billable activities, supervision cost and many more.

The NDIS pricing arrangements are reviewed every few months to ensure prices remain affordable while meeting quality needs of the NDIS participants, family, carers and providers.

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NDIS Price Guide FAQs

Yes, the price guide of NDIS changes every few months. This is done in accordance with the NDIA to ensure the current and future Australians living with disability receive value of the support they receive from NDIS providers.

The NDIA sets maximum prices for every support and service they deliver to the NDIS participants. The support catalogue provides a list of available supports for providers, when making a payment request. The support catalogue also provides information on the previous and current support items, also indicating the claim types (such as transport, food) for every item.  

Yes, absolutely they can. However, the NDIS price guide sets out a limit for maximum pricing for the supports and services to be charged. The participant or the NDIS service provider can negotiate prices before signing a service agreement.

The Covid Addendum is a document set by the NDIS, that provides you information on the temporary measures taken in response to Covid-19 and the regions or individuals that are impacted by the pandemic.  

Recent updates on the Covid addendum, can be viewed on: Covid Addendum Price Guide

Yes, they can! NDIS participants can access supports in advance by purchasing a subscription. Additionally, they can use the support for the agreed subscription period.  

Yes, all the self-managed participants can pay their AT provider directly. Also ensuring, their AT provider has set costs for the items under the NDIS pricing guide. 

Effective from 1st January 2022, providers cannot claim the cost the of PPE from a participant’s NDIS plan.

The NDIS pricing arrangement provides clear information that participants or their providers can claim for the time of more than one therapist or support worker utilised, when providing support.

No, the NDIS pricing guide remains the same for all the cities and states in Australia. This also includes Adelaide, and the regional areas of South Australia.  

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