8 tips for navigating NDIS paperwork

A useful guide for GPs on the disability scheme

Now that the National Disability Insurance Scheme is well and truly up and running, here’s a guide for GPs on how to provide evidence to support a request for support.

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  1. Complete the supporting evidence section of the NDIS access request form.
  2. Document that the patient has or is likely to have a permanent disability.
  3. Provide copies of reports or assessments relevant to the diagnosis that outline the extent of the functional impact of the disability. 
  4. GPs don’t have to send a prospective participant to other specialists for completion of the