How many NDIS participants are in my local area?

Have you ever wanted to know how many NDIS participants reside in your local area to help understand the projected demand for your services? The NDIS Demand Map is an interactive tool that can provide information about NDIS participants in your local area to help you grow your health care practice. The map provides a forecast of the NDIS demand by 2023 for all postcodes across Australia. An estimate of the following information is available through the tool: How many NDIS participants are expected to live in the post code – broken down by type, such as physical disability, autism, neurological disorder; How much funding will be available to participants to spend in the area – broken down by category, such as therapy, capital, early childhood supports; and How many…
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How much can I charge Pathology and Imaging providers to lease within my practice?

Why do I need to read this? If your health practice leases an area to pathology and radiology providers, you need to be aware of the Australian Government regulations that apply to these arrangements. These regulations are designed to prevent conflicts of interest, which might cause practitioners to refer excessively. Significant penalties apply for any breaches of the regulations and we want you to be protected. These leasing arrangements usually involve GPs, however the regulations apply to anyone who can request or provide Medicare-eligible investigations (eg. specialists, dentists, podiatrists, physiotherapists, osteopaths, chiropractors, nurse practitioners). If you need any advice from our specialist health lawyers on this topic, please get in contact here. What does this mean for me? The legislation that affects the contractual arrangements between you and the pathology/radiology…
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