Plan management services are available to help you with the financial tasks associated with your National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) plan.
This service enables you to get the most out of your plan, without having to worry about the administrative burden.
These plan management services are available to support you to effectively communicate your needs and goals and assist with day-to-day financial management of your plan.
The most basic definition of plan management calls it a ‘financial intermediary’ support. This means that all plan managers serve as a connection between an NDIS participant, the providers and the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA).
Plan management is about having a third party to communicate with your service providers and pay invoices on your behalf, keep track of your funds and the financial reporting for you. The NDIS Plan Manager then claims directly from the budgets in your plan to pay your providers on your behalf.
If you choose to be plan-managed, your designated NDIS Plan Manager will be funded under your specific plan and must be an NDIS registered provider, which United Disability is. If you would like to have a registered plan management provider oversee your needs, enquire at your scheduled planning meeting.
OUR NDIS PLAN MANAGER WILL:
Just who manages your plan is entirely up to you. We want to ensure you feel you are in control of your lifestyle. Our disability care providers are in Brisbane, Logan, the Gold Coast, the Tweed Coast, Byron Shire, Coffs Harbour, Maitland, Gawler and the surrounding region. will support you in any way they can. We will endeavour to provide you with the best service possible whilst you entrust us to manage your NDIS funding.
At United Disability, we have friendly and approachable staff who will do their very best to make sure you get the most out of the services available to you.
NDIS plan management is when a provider supports you to manage funding in your NDIS plan. These providers are known as NDIS Plan Managers.
The NDIA will provide funding in your plan to pay for a Plan Manager who pays your providers for you, helps you keep track of your funds, and takes care of your budget.
At your planning meeting, you can tell the NDIS staff that you would like a Plan Manager to support you. The NDIS will include funding in your plan to pay for your Plan Manager which is separate from other services and supports in your budget.
Once you have been given the funding, you will be at liberty to find a Plan Manager who will best suit your needs.
NDIS plan management is an effective way to handle your NDIS program. Your Plan Manager is a NDIS-registered provider who navigates the system on your behalf. They help you to make the most of your funding, so you can achieve your goals.
Your Plan Manager will:
It’s important to remember it costs you nothing, Plan Management fees do not come out of your support budget, The funds are calculated in addition to your care needs and paid for separately by NDIS.
At United Disability, we are extremely passionate about what we do. We are committed to working with you, to make your journey with the NDIS simpler.
Our experienced NDIS Plan Management Officers take the time to get to know you and to understand your unique circumstances. Working with your best interests at heart, your Plan Management Officer ensures you get the most out of your funding.
We believe in taking a collaborative approach to managing your funds. This enables you to select your preferred service providers, while the administrative side of things is taken care of.
Most importantly, our plan management team is committed to helping you meet your personal goals.
We act as a financial intermediary between you and your service providers by providing the following:
Once you have NDIS plan management as part of your funding, we can help you manage your funds and negotiate better prices while you retain autonomy over decisions. It’s simple!
While often confused, there’s a key difference between NDIS Plan Managers and Support Coordinators.
In short, your Plan Manager helps you navigate the financial aspects of your plan, while your Support Coordinator manages your support and providers.
Yes. With the NDIS, you can opt for either a self-managed, NDIS-managed, or plan-managed NDIS plan. If you wish to add plan management to your plan, you can submit a special request to the NDIA requesting an early review.
Yes. Provided you comply with the notice periods in the Plan Manager’s Service Agreement.
Self-management you do everything yourself, you are in full control over your supports and all the finances. By self-managing you must:
Plan Management you get similar benefits to self-management but you don’t have to do any of the admin for your plan. You can use both registered and non-registered providers but are bound by the upper price limits in the NDIS price guide.
Plan management is free to all NDIS participants with all fees paid by the NDIS. Plan Managers are NDIS registered providers who provide financial administrative services to NDIS participants. Your Plan Manager At a minimum will: