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ACA Ch. 3 No. 18/2008 Determinations/Aged Care as made
This Determination specifies the method for working out the amount of community care subsidy payable under section 47-1 of the Act for a day in respect of a community care recipient. This Determination revokes the Determination of the amount of Community Care Subsidy under subsection 48-1(3) (ACA Ch. 3 No. 16/2007).
Administered by: Health
Registered 25 Jun 2008
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR26-Aug-2008
Tabled Senate26-Aug-2008
Date of repeal 01 Jul 2009
Repealed by Aged Care (Community Care Subsidy Amount) Determination 2009 (No. 1)

AGED CARE ACT 1997

 

Determination of the amount of Community Care Subsidy under subsection 48-1(3)

 

I, JUSTINE ELLIOT, Minister for Ageing, acting under subsection 48-1(3) of the Aged Care Act 1997 (the Act), REVOKE Determination ACA Ch. 3 No. 16/2007, and DETERMINE that the amount of COMMUNITY CARE SUBSIDY payable under section 47-1 of the Act in respect of a community care recipient in respect of a day is the amount worked out in accordance with the following method:

 

Step 1         Determine whether the Accessibility/Remoteness Index of Australia (ARIA) score for the geographical location at which the care recipient resides is 3.52 or more.  If the ARIA score for that location is less than 3.52, the additional daily amount of Community Care Subsidy determined under this Step 1 is $0.  If the ARIA score for that location is 3.52 or more, determine the additional daily amount of Community Care Subsidy that corresponds to the ARIA score for that location by reference to the following table:

 

ARIA score

 

Additional daily amount of Community Care Subsidy

ARIA score of 3.52 to 4.66 inclusive

$2.72

 

ARIA score of 4.67 to 5.80 inclusive

$3.27

 

ARIA score of  5.81 to 7.44 inclusive

$4.58

 

ARIA score of 7.45 to 9.08 inclusive

$5.50

 

ARIA score of  9.09 to 10.54 inclusive

 

$7.70

ARIA score of  10.55 to 12.00 inclusive

         $9.24

 

 

In this Determination:

ARIA score, in relation to a location, means the score given to that location under the document titled ‘Viability Funding — ARIA scores for locations as at 30 July 1999’, published by the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing.

 

Step 2         Add the amount of $34.75 to the amount determined under Step 1. 

 

Commencement

 

The Determination commences on 1 July 2008.

Dated …………16th………….……………day of …………June…………. 2008

Signed by

 

 

 

 

JUSTINE ELLIOT

Minister for Ageing