The Importance Of Plan Management
Do you need the service of a plan manager?
A plan manager can provide you with assistance on all your financial tasks regarding your NDIS plan in order for you to avoid the stress of doing all the paperwork yourself.
Having a plan manager will not give you any out-of-pocket costs, you will even be given access to great supports and services if you choose this option.
So how do you get a plan management for your NDIS plan?
The thing that you should do if you consider having a third party that is registered to manage your NDIS plan is to request it during your appointment with the agency on your NDIS planning or during the time that your plan will be in effect.
How will plan management help you get the best?
The NDIS is still processing how it will be increasing its coverage on all disabled Australians and knowing how their funds will be managed is among the decisions that these people should be making.
Having the funding approved is just the first step in a very long procedure that can be very overwhelming in some cases. It is really important for you to know you’re your funds will be managed because it is essential in accessing the supports with less stress and getting the most of the allocated fundings. You should see to it that your NDIS plan is working properly in order for you to have a better life, achieve all your goals, and remove the barriers to participation so consider giving it extra commitments and administration.
All of the participants of the NDIS plan will be offered with the agency managed funding as the default option. This means that it is the responsibility of the agency to provide the payment to all the group or organization that will be providing their services to the participants of the NDIS plan. And all of the service providers must be on the list of approved and registered providers by the agency.
The other option that you can choose is self management – which would mean that it is your responsibility to pay the service providers for the services that you got under your NDIS plan. Even if this can be a more flexible option since you can have a wider choice of service providers, this can also be a bigger commitment on your part since you will be doing all the paperwork, you will also need to exert more time and effort in managing the budget, as well as keeping the payments up to date. This option means that you will be reimburse later on for the payment you made on the services which can be a litte hard.
Another option that you can choose is the plan management which will combine all of the great aspects of agency management and self management and as a participant of an NDIS plan, you have the right to look for a plan manager in order to make it easier for you.