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Determinations/Aged Care as made
This Determination revokes the Aged Care Act 1997 - Determination under section 44-14 (ACA Ch. 3 No. 14/2008).
Administered by: Health
Registered 19 Jun 2009
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR22-Jun-2009
Tabled Senate22-Jun-2009
Date of repeal 01 Jul 2010
Repealed by Aged Care (Residential Care Subsidy - Amount of Enteral Feeding Supplement) Determination 2010 (No. 1)

I, JUSTINE ELLIOT, Minister for Ageing, make this Determination under subsection 44‑14(6) of the Aged Care Act 1997.

Dated                       June 11th                                                    2009

JUSTINE ELLIOT

1              Name of Determination

                This Determination is the Aged Care (Residential Care Subsidy – Amount of Enteral Feeding Supplement) Determination 2009 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                This Determination commences on 1 July 2009.

3              Revocation

                The Aged Care Act 1997 – Determination under section 44-14 made on 16 June 2008, also known as ACA Ch.3 No.14/2008 and F2008L02231, is revoked.

4              Enteral Feeding Supplement

         (1)   Subject to subsection (2), the amount of enteral feeding supplement payable in respect of a day is:

(a)           for bolus feeding — $15.06;

(b)          for non bolus feeding — $16.91.

         (2)   Where the actual cost to the approved provider of providing enteral feeding to the care recipient is equal to, or more than, 125% of the applicable amount referred to in subsection (1) (i.e. $18.83 for bolus feeding and $21.14 for non bolus feeding), the amount of enteral feeding supplement payable in respect of a day is an amount equivalent to that actual cost.