NDIS: Early intervention for mental health

By wjmadden BBMC and National Disability Insurance Agency [2018] AATA 386 saw the Tribunal uphold an NDIA decision that the applicant did not meet the access requirements in the NDIS Act. She had lodged an application on the basis of anxiety disorder and other symptoms.
The Tribunal commented at [40] that it does not follow that the NDIS should assume responsibility for the applicant’s psychotherapy support simply because she does not receive adequate treatment and support through the health system, and went on to hold at [41]:
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (Supports for Participants) Rules 2013 clearly state that the NDIS will not …read more

Source:: Bill Madden

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