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Determinations/Aged Care as made
This Determination provides the amount of community care subsidy payable in respect of a day for a care recipient receiving community care.
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Repealed by Aged Care (Community Care Subsidy Amount) Determination 2010 (No. 1)

I, JUSTINE ELLIOT, Minister for Ageing, make this Determination under
subsection 48-1(3) of the Aged Care Act 1997.

Dated                    June 11th                                                           2009

JUSTINE ELLIOT

1              Name of Determination

                This Determination is the Aged Care (Community Care Subsidy Amount) Determination 2009 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                This Determination commences on 1 July 2009.

3              Revocation

                The Aged Care Act 1997 – Determination of the amount of Community Care Subsidy under subsection 48-1(3) made on 16 June 2008, also known as ACA Ch.3 No. 18/2008 and F2008L02235, is revoked.

4              Definitions

                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.

5              Community Care Subsidy

                The amount of community care subsidy payable in respect of a day for a care recipient receiving community care is the sum of the following amounts:

a.       The base subsidy is $35.41; and

b.      the amount in column 3 of the following table that corresponds to the ARIA score for the geographical location at which the care recipient resides:

 

Col. 1

 

Item

Col. 2

 

ARIA score

Col. 3

Additional daily amount of community care subsidy

1

Less than 3.52

$0.00

2

More than 3.51 but less than 4.67

$2.77

3

More than 4.66 but less than 5.81

$3.34

4

More than 5.80 but less than 7.45

$4.67

5

More than 7.44 but less than 9.09

$5.61

6

More than 9.08 but less than 10.55

$7.85

7

More than 10.54

$9.41