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This determination specifies the method for working out the daily amount of flexible care subsidy payable in respect of an EACHD care recipient, with rates effective from 1 July 2013. The determination ensures coverage for the period between the end of the financial year and the intended commencement of the Aged Care (Living Longer Living Better) Act 2013.
Administered by: Human Services
Registered 28 Jun 2013
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled Senate12-Nov-2013
Tabled HR12-Nov-2013
Date of repeal 01 Aug 2013
Repealed by Aged Care (Home Care Subsidy Amount) Determination 2013

I, MARK BUTLER, Minister for Mental Health and Ageing, make this Determination under section 52-1 of the Aged Care Act 1997.

 

Dated 27 June 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

MARK BUTLER

1              Name of Determination

                This Determination is the Aged Care (Amount of Flexible Care Subsidy – Extended Aged Care at Home – Dementia) Determination 2013 (No. 1).

2              Commencement

                This Determination commences on 1 July 2013.

3              Revocation

                The Aged Care (Amount of Flexible Care Subsidy — Extended Aged Care at Home – Dementia) Determination 2012 (No. 1) made by the Minister on 22 June 2012, also known as F2012L01420, is revoked.

4              Definitions

                In this Determination:

Act means the Aged Care Act 1997.

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.

enteral feeding supplement means the enteral feeding supplement referred to in section 44-14 of the Act.

oxygen supplement means the oxygen supplement referred to in section 44-13 of the Act.

5              Flexible Care Subsidy

                The amount of flexible care subsidy payable in respect of a day for a care recipient receiving flexible care in the form of extended aged care at home   dementia is the sum of the following amounts:

(a)    the basic subsidy amount $139.92;

(b)   the amount (if any) equal to the oxygen supplement that would be payable in respect of the care recipient for that day if the care recipient was receiving residential care;

(c)    the amount (if any) equal to the enteral feeding supplement that would be payable in respect of the care recipient for that day if the care recipient was receiving residential care; and

(d)   the amount in column 3 of the following table that corresponds to the ARIA score in column 2 for the geographical location at which the care recipient resides.

 

 

Col. 1

Item

Col. 2

ARIA score

Col. 3

Amount

1

Less than 3.52

$0.00

2

More than 3.51 but less than 4.67

$4.21

3

More than 4.66 but less than 5.81

$5.06

4

More than 5.80 but less than 7.45

$7.08

5

More than 7.44 but less than 9.09

$8.50

6

More than 9.08 but less than 10.55

$11.89

7

More than 10.54

$14.27

 

Note

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