This includes assessment, therapy, training, fitting and any approved travel to deliver support.
Effective 1st July 2018, LifeTec services to NDIS participants are to be quoted/charged at the following rate:
MMM Locator Region 1, 2 or 3 $179.29 per hour and $59.75 maximum in travel
MMM Locator Region 4 and 5 (Regional) $179.29 per hour and $134.45 maximum in travel
MMM Locator Region 6 (Remote) $215.11 per hour and $215.11 maximum in travel
MMM Locator Region 7 (Very Remote) $224.07 per hour and $224.07 maximum in travel
All other Private Services
Effective 1st August 2018, LifeTec Private services are to be quoted/charged at the following rate:
Health Professionals $175.00 per hour (plus GST where applicable)
CSO's $87.50 per hour (plus GST where applicable)
Travel is to be calculated from Brisbane/Townsville or the nearest LifeTec Access Point. Travel is to be charged at:
To claim travel costs from a participant LifeTec must have the agreement of the participant in advance(i.e. the service agreement between the participant and LifeTec should specify the travel costs that can be claimed). LifeTec can claim travel costs when travelling to and from appointments as follows:
- For travel to a first participant appointment each day, or for travel from one participant appointment to another, LifeTec can claim up to 20 minutes of time against the appointment travelled to, at the hourly rate for the relevant support item. If the appointment is in a MMM4 or MMM5 area, LifeTec can claim up to 45 minutes of travel time against the appointment travelled to, at the hourly rate for the relevant support item.
- LifeTec can also claim for return travel from the final appointment in a day.
In remote areas, LifeTec may enter specific arrangements with participants to cover travel costs, up to the relevant hourly rate for the support item.
Travel is to be charged at full HP rate – full distance charged.
All other Private Services (including MAC, DVA, STRC and Workplace Modification Scheme)
Travel to be quoted and charged at ATO reimbursement rate (currently $0.66 per kilometre + GST where applicable) from point to point (full distance travelled charged).