Godsend or bureaucratic mess? 10 years of the NDIS

Dr John Crimmins says NDIS paperwork to justify prescriptions can double his consult time.
Sarah Simpkins
Dr John Crimmins.

GPs hope a long-awaited review of the 10-year-old National Disability Insurance Scheme will finally back them financially for the hours spent treating and advocating for patients with a disability.

The government-commissioned independent review of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will deliver its final report in October, with Minister for the NDIS Bill Shorten promising a “reboot” of the $36 billion-a-year scheme.