Pressure grows on Morrison government to halt new NDIS assessment plan

Pressure grows on Morrison government to halt new NDIS assessment plan

The Guardian

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States and territories say the proposal has gone ahead too quickly and without support from disability community

Pressure is mounting on the Morrison government to halt a controversial plan to require independent assessments for all national disability insurance scheme participants by the middle of the year after the states and territories raising fresh concerns about the change.

In what some have called the biggest reform to the scheme since it began, the government plans to change the way NDIS participants are assessed by having appraisals conducted by privately contracted allied health companies.

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