Registered NDIS Provider

Achieving NDIS success is easy with Hear for Less

Hear for Less is proud to be the first independent company within the Hard of Hearing community to become a Registered NDIS Provider. Once you have been approved as an NDIS participant, our priority is to ensure you receive the correct solution for your plan in order to achieve your hearing goals.

Which participant applications do we work with?

  • Self Managed - Australia-Wide
  • Plan Managed - Australia-Wide
  • Agency Managed - VIC, ACT, TAS, QLD, NT and soon WA
See our FAQ's (below) to understand these types of applications better

Are you an Occupational Therapist?

We work with many OT's throughout Australia and provide the largest range of level 1 AT basic solutions for your clients. More details below.

Are you eligible through the NDIS scheme?

Easy 4 step process:

1. Eligibility: First, you need to establish whether you're eligible to access and become a participant of the NDIS. Simply click the link below, and start your journey.

NDIS Access Checklist (Online)

2. Your Goals: Hear for Less can assist you with your requirements to match solutions to help you achieve your Hearing goals.

3. Choosing Your Provider: Hear for Less is a Registered NDIS Provider with over 300 solutions and thousands of happy customers Australia Wide. Hear for Less is Australia's leading level 1 basic Assistive Technology (AT) company within the hearing ability sector. We're happy to you on your NDIS journey to ensure you reach the goals you want to achieve.

4. Receiving And Support: Whichever NDIS participant application process you come through Hear for Less will arrange for the immediate dispatch of your solution and will provide ongoing support to ensure your solution is achieving your goals. All products come with a minimum 12 month manufactures warranty for peace of mind.

Not an NDIS participant? Click below to apply and start your hearing journey today.

How To Apply

What is the NDIS?

The NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme) is run by the NDIA (National Disability Insurance Agency) to ensure those with a disability are supported and can achieve their goals through various plans and strategies.

Watch this quick two-minute video to find out more.

About the NDIS (AULAN)

Registered NDIS Provider

What is the NDIS Participant Pathway?

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There are several ways to contact the NDIS. Below, we have listed ways you can contact the NDIS by Phone, TTY and National Relay Services.

Phone NDIS directly on 1800 800 110

If you require a free-of-charge translator, interpreter or other assistance, phone 1800 800 110

If you are a Text telephone (TTY) user, phone 1800 555 677 then ask for 1800 800 110

If you are a Speak and Listen (speech-to-speech relay) user, phone 1800 555 727 then ask for 1800 800 110

If you are an internet relay user, visit the National Relay Service website (external) and ask for 1800 800 110

The NDIS contact centre is open 8am to 8pm, Monday to Friday

Which solutions could be covered by my NDIS plan?

Occupational Therapist?

Hear for Less has successfully assisted many OT's, like you, across Australia, to help their clients realise their hearing goals.

Why choose Hear for Less?

Hear for Less specialise in providing Australia’s largest range of level 1 basic AT solutions geared towards the hard of hearing/deaf community. Our process is streamlined to ensure you reach your clients' goals in a timely manner.

With over 300 solutions, Hear for Less can quickly identify the right product for your client, saving you valuable time in researching the market. Why deal with many companies when you get all you require through Hear for Less. If we don't have a solution, we can either acquire it, or point you in the right direction.

Hear for Less is now a Registered NDIS Provider # 4050021991 across most states, meaning we may be able to help your client, even if you are not registered.

Call us directly on 1800 432 736 or email us save@hearforless.com.au with your enquiry.

Our process is fast, efficient and hassle-free. Contact Hear for Less today.

Updates:

The NDIS is changing and evolving to better assist participants and providers. As such Hear for Less will update these pages and FAQ's as we much as possible to reflect these changes.

In the event that you notice any changes that have not been clarified here, please get in touch to let us know so we can better assist others, thank you in advance

FAQs

Self Managed (Instant)

Where you can either pay for the items yourself and then request reimbursement of those funds under your core budget through the NDIS;


or

Payment Request (Delayed) 

Hear for Less will provide you with an invoice for the goods required, which you present to NDIS through the MyPlace Portal. The NDIS will assess the invoice, and subject to approval, pay the full invoice amount from your core budget directly into your account. This payment process can take 24 - 48 hours once you have raised the payment request.

Once those funds have cleared, you would then process your order through Hear for Less and your solutions will be sent directly to your address. 

How to become Self Managed?

To become self-managed, you will need to contact the NDIS directly on 1800 800 110 to ask for your Level 1 Low Risk AT portion of your NDIS funds (generally up to $1021) to be released for Self Managed Funds.

Need assistance?

If you require assistance with setting up your plan to cover these low-risk Level 1 AT (Assistive Technology) items then you can call NDIS or you can seek assistance with your Local Area Coordinator. 

Plan Managed:

Where a 3rd party, (in this example) like an Occupational Therapist who is a Registered NDIS Provider, acts as a central point of contact for the participant. The 3rd partys' role is to act as a "go-between" for the NDIS, partipant (you) and the solution provider (Hear for Less) 

All payments are completed by the NDIS to the solution provider through the 3rd party.

Agency Managed:


Where Hear for Less can directly process your solution with the NDIS once you, the participant, have completed your Service Booking, where you have nominated Hear for Less as your chosen provider through your MyPlace Portal on the NDIS website.
Hear for Less will process the request for payment, and once payment has cleared into our account, we will have the solution sent directly to your address.

Hear for Less can provide Agency Managed services for the following states within Australia. VIC, ACT, QLD, NT and soon WA.

If you are located within NSW or SA you can receive solutions from us through both Self and Plan Managed options.


Having a Local Area Coordinator (LAC) is a great way to facilitate your NDIS journey, and this service will give you a limited amount of hours of help, for free*


Here are the steps to finding an LAC convenient to your location


1. Click here or visit https://www.ndis.gov.au/

2. Select your state, under The NDIS In Your Area.

3. Click Local Area Coordination link in blue

4. Click on whichever partner delivering LAC services closest to your home

5. You will now be on your LAC's website where they have provided ways to get in contact with them. 


*Free assistance is currently up to 10 hours per participant, however, could change at any time and is governed by NDIS and the LAC. Please let us know if this changes so that we can update these details. 


Self Managed - Australia-Wide

Plan Managed - Australia-Wide

As a Registered NDIS Provider, Hear for Less can provide Agency  Managed solutions in the following categories :

- Hearing Equipment

- Assistive Products and Household Tasks

- Comms and Info Equipment

across the following states of Australia: VIC, ACT, TAS, QLD, NT and soon WA

Provider Registration Number: 4050021991




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