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NDIS user accuses provider of claiming funds after support was gone – ABC News

An NDIS participant, who claims her provider took almost $1,000 out of her pocket after her support worker finished up, is concerned the system is allowing the vulnerable to be ripped off.

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A Melbourne woman who has been on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) for three years says it is too easy for money to be incorrectly taken from participants.
Key points:

  • NDIS participants and advocates are concerned there are not enough checks and balances before funds are taken
  • Service providers can claim funds directly from a NDIA-managed portal, but it is hard to check if funds are correctly taken
  • The NDIA says it is constantly looking at ways to improve…

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