publication . Article . 2015

Disability, and social and economic inclusion: who is in and out of the Australian National Disability Insurance Scheme?

Andreas Cebulla; Rong Zhu;
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  • Published: 27 Jul 2015 Journal: Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research (issn: 1501-7419, eissn: 1745-3011, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Stockholm University Press
Abstract
A new National Disability Insurance Scheme is being trialled in Australia, following criticism of the fragmented and inequitable nature of existing disability supports (e.g. in the 2009 ‘Shut Out’ report by the National People with Disabilities and Carer Council) and reform recommendations made by the Australian Government's Productivity Commission in 2011. The Insurance Scheme distinguishes between people living with disability who will be eligible for different types of supports: either mainly information about services provided in the community or direct supports and self-managed funding. Analysis of the categories highlights differences in socio-demographics...
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Medical Subject Headings: health care economics and organizations
free text keywords: Disability insurance; Australia; social inclusion; labour market integration; Australian Productivity Commission, Australia, social inclusion, labour market integration, Australian Productivity Commission, Social sciences (General), H1-99, Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation, Psychology, Commission, Economic growth, Government, Social exclusion, Disability insurance, National Disability Insurance Scheme, Educational capital, Criticism, Medical model of disability
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publication . Article . 2015

Disability, and social and economic inclusion: who is in and out of the Australian National Disability Insurance Scheme?

Andreas Cebulla; Rong Zhu;