Govt won’t take NDIS sex therapy lying down

The patient with MS had been covered for monthly sessions, but disability minister is appealing

A decision to allow a patient with multiple sclerosis to claim for sex therapy under the National Disability Insurance Scheme will be challenged in the federal courts.

NDIS minister Stuart Robert. Photo: Facebook.

Ministers have attacked a tribunal ruling, which found the woman’s mental, emotional and physical wellbeing would be improved by monthly sessions with a sexual therapist costing $10,800 a year.

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