Faster hospital discharge times for people with disabilities under new agreement, federal government says

National Disability Insurance Scheme Minister Bill Shorten struck the deal with his state and territory counterparts in Melbourne on Friday, to help speed up patients leaving hospital.

The plan will address the 1,100 NDIS recipients in medical facilities – some for several months – while they wait for appropriate accommodation to be made available.

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Date published:
Fri 17th Jun, 2022