Here are our NDIS plan management FAQs (frequently asked questions). If you have a question not answered below, please don’t hesitate to contact us.
Who Can Manage My NDIS Plan?

Once your NDIS plan has been developed and approved, you have the option of 4 management styles. Your options include self managed, agency managed, plan managed or a combination.

How To Get Plan Management In My NDIS Plan

Having your NDIS plan ‘plan managed’ is easy. At your NDIS planning meeting your LAC or NDIA planner will ask you how you would like your NDIS funding to be managed. Let them know you would like your NDIS Plan to be Plan Managed and then give us a call on 0452 238 335 and we’ll get you started.

You can also request a review of your current NDIS plan.

So What Is Plan Management?

Plan management combines the best characteristics of the three options.

One of the biggest benefits of choosing plan management is that it allows the client to exercise complete choice and control over the providers they wish to use, including both NDIS registered providers and non-registered providers.

Having your plan Plan Managed removes the tedious task of trying to navigate the complicated NDIS and the admin associated with managing your plan and funding.

Read our guide to getting plan management in your NDIS plan now.

What Do Plan Managers Do?

Your Plan Manager will essentially take all the stress out of the process for you by managing your funds, paying your bills, processing your invoices, taking care of financial reporting and monitoring your budget. Your Plan Manager will provide you with expert guidance and support to make sure you are getting the most out of your plan. Read our in-depth guide explaining what an NDIS plan managers does.

How Do I Change Plan Managers?

You have the right to have a Plan Manager that suits you, your needs and your goals. Should you find yourself in a situation where you would like to change Plan Managers, you can do so at any time. Read our in-depth guide to changing NDIS plan managers.

If you’d like to switch to Assist Plan Managers it’s as simple as giving us a call to let us know you would like to transition to us, and one of our friendly Client Care Managers will guide you through the rest of the process.

How Do I Switch From Self-Managed To Plan Managed?

Everyone has the right to have their NDIS plan managed in a way that suits them and allows them to get the most out of their plan. Switching from NDIA managed or Self Managed to Plan Managed is easy. It’s as simple as contacting the NDIS on 1800 800 110 and requesting a ‘light touch’ plan review. You can then contact our dedicated Client Care team, or Sign up here, to get started with Assist.

How Much Does It Cost To Have A Plan Manager?

There is no out-of-pocket expense to you if you decide that Plan Management is the best option for you. The NDIA will allocate extra funds to your plan to cover the costs associated with Plan Management.

We have a detailed blog post explaining how much an NDIS plan manager costs.

Here’s a post outlining the difference between self-management and plan management in the NDIS.

What Is Different About Assist Plan Managers?

We are here to make life easier for you! Assist Plan Managers provides a professional, friendly, and most importantly personal Plan Management service, allowing you direct contact with your personal Client Care Manager when and where you need it.

We process your invoices the day we receive them and we will always go above and beyond to help you in any way that we can, but most importantly, you will never be just a number to us!

We’re based in Perth, but have clients across Australia. Learn more about how we can help you if you’re based in:




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