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This principle describes extra functions for the Aged Care Pricing Commissioner to disclose information to the Secretary and Aged Care Complaints Commissioner regarding extra service fees and accommodation payments.
Administered by: Health
Registered 24 Dec 2015
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR02-Feb-2016
Tabled Senate02-Feb-2016
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Aged Care (Aged Care Pricing Commissioner—Other Functions) Instrument 2015

I, Sussan Ley, Minister for Aged Care, make the following instrument.

Dated   20 December               2015

Sussan Ley

Minister for Aged Care

 

  

  

  


Contents

1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement............................................................................................................. 1

3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1

4............ Definitions..................................................................................................................... 1

5............ Other functions of the Aged Care Pricing Commissioner............................................. 1

 


1  Name

                   This is the Aged Care (Aged Care Pricing Commissioner—Other Functions) Instrument 2015.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

1 January 2016.

1 January 2016

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under paragraph 95B‑1(2)(e) of the Aged Care Act 1997.

4  Definitions

                   In this instrument:

Act means the Aged Care Act 1997.

5  Other functions of the Aged Care Pricing Commissioner

                   For paragraph 95B‑1(2)(e) of the Act, the Aged Care Pricing Commissioner has the following functions:

                     (a)  to disclose to the Secretary the following information:

                              (i)  the amount of any extra service fee approved by the Aged Care Pricing Commissioner under Division 35 of the Act;

                             (ii)  the residential care service in respect of which the extra service fee was approved;

                            (iii)  the accommodation, food and services that are to be provided to a care recipient for the approved extra service fee;

                            (iv)  the date on which the extra service fee was approved;

                             (v)  any other information relating to approved extra service fees required by the Secretary to assist the Secretary to perform a function or duty, or exercise a power, under the Act or the Aged Care (Transitional Provisions) Act 1997;

                     (b)  to disclose to the Secretary the following information if the information is requested by the Secretary:

                              (i)  the amount of any accommodation payment approved by the Aged Care Pricing Commissioner under section 52G‑4 of the Act;

                             (ii)  the residential care service or flexible care service in respect of which the accommodation payment was approved;

                            (iii)  the date on which the accommodation payment was approved;

                            (iv)  any other information relating to approved accommodation payments required by the Secretary to assist the Secretary to perform a function or duty, or exercise a power, under the Act or the Aged Care (Transitional Provisions) Act 1997;

                     (c)  to disclose to the Aged Care Complaints Commissioner the following information if the information is requested by the Aged Care Complaints Commissioner and the information relates to a complaint made to the Aged Care Complaints Commissioner:

                              (i)  the amount of any extra service fee approved by the Aged Care Pricing Commissioner under Division 35 of the Act;

                             (ii)  the residential care service in respect of which the extra service fee was approved;

                            (iii)  the accommodation, food and services that are to be provided to a care recipient for the approved extra service fee;

                            (iv)  the date on which the extra service fee was approved;

                             (v)  the amount of any accommodation payment approved by the Aged Care Pricing Commissioner under section 52G‑4 of the Act;

                            (vi)  the residential care service or flexible care service in respect of which the accommodation payment was approved;

                           (vii)  the date on which the accommodation payment was approved;

                          (viii)  any other information relating to approved extra service fees or approved accommodation payments required by the Aged Care Complaints Commissioner to perform his or her functions.