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This determination amends the Aged Care (Subsidy, Fees and Payments) Determination 2014 to increase the amount of subsidies and supplements payable to approved providers of aged care services from 1 July 2016.
Administered by: Health
Registered 30 Jun 2016
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR30-Aug-2016
Tabled Senate30-Aug-2016
Date of repeal 02 Jul 2016
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
Table of contents.

 

Aged Care (Subsidy, Fees and Payments) Amendment (July Indexation) Determination 2016

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

Dated               18 June                        2016

Sussan Ley

Minister for Aged Care

 

  

  


Contents

1  Name. ...................................................................................................................................... 2

2  Commencement........................................................................................................................ 2

3  Authority.................................................................................................................................. 2

4  Schedules................................................................................................................................. 2

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                           3

Part 1 - Indexation                                                                                                   3

Aged Care (Subsidy, Fees and Payments) Determination 2014                                                   3

                                                                                                                                                                    

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Aged Care (Subsidy, Fees and Payments) Amendment (July Indexation) Determination 2016.

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences on 1 July 2016.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the Aged Care Act 1997.

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1—Amendments

Aged Care (Subsidy, Fees and Payments) Determination 2014

1  Amendments of listed provisions—indexation of amounts

The provisions listed in the following table are amended as set out in the table.

 

Amendments relating to indexation of amounts

Item

Provision

Omit

Substitute

1

Paragraph 12(2) (a)

$44.78

$45.45

2

Paragraph 12 (2) (b)

$125.58

$127.46

3

Paragraph 12 (2) (c)

$44.78

$45.45

4

Paragraph 12 (2) (d)

$125.58

$127.46

5

Subsection 23(1)

$10.98

$11.12

6

Subsection 23(2)

$13.73

$13.90

7

Paragraph 25(1)(a)

$17.39

$17.62

8

Paragraph 25(1)(b)

$19.54

$19.79

9

Subsection 25(2)

$21.74 for bolus feeding and $24.43 for non-bolus feeding

$22.02 for bolus feeding and $24.74 for non-bolus feeding

10

Section 43

$12.66

$12.85

11

Subsection 60(2)

$1.87

$1.90

12

Section 62

$6.78

$6.88

13

Section 64

$15.49

$15.72

14

Subsection 70(1)

$10.98

$11.12

15

Subsection 70(2)

$13.73

$13.90

16

Paragraph 72(1)(a)

$17.39

$17.62

17

Paragraph 72(1)(b)

$19.54

$19.79

18

Subsection 72(2)

$21.74 for bolus feeding and $24.43 for non-bolus feeding

$22.02 for bolus feeding and $24.74 for non-bolus feeding

19

Section 91

$37.13

$37.68

20

Subsection 92(1)

$123.07

$124.91

21

Subsection 92(2)

$123.07

$124.91

22

Subsection 92(2)

$12.41

$12.59

23

Section 93

$32.34

$32.82

24

Paragraph 95(1)(a)

$0.18

$0.18

25

Subsection 95(2)

$0.08

$0.08

26

Subsection 95(3)

$1.15

$1.17

27

Subsection 106(2)

$193.34

$196.24

28

Subsection 106(3)

$3.87

$3.93

29

Subsection 106B(2)

$193.34

$196.24

30

Subsection 106B(3)

$3.87

$3.93

 

2  Subsection 7(3) (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

ACFI amounts

Item

Domain category

Domain amount ($)

1

Nil ADL category

0

2

Low ADL category

36.65

3

Medium ADL category

79.80

4

High ADL category

110.55

5

Nil behaviour category

0

6

Low behaviour category

8.37

7

Medium behaviour category

17.36

8

High behaviour category

36.19

9

Nil CHC category

0

10

Low CHC category

16.37

11

Medium CHC category

46.62

12

High CHC category

67.32

 

 

3  Section 57 (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Amount of viability supplement

Item

Degree of isolation of service

Number of places allocated in respect of service

Amount ($)

1

Isolated Remote Area

less than 16

30.80

2

Isolated Remote Area

more than 15 but less than 30

18.94

3

Isolated Remote Area

30 or more

1.90

4

Remote Centre

less than 16

14.70

5

Remote Centre

more than 15 but less than 30

10.44

6

Remote Centre

30 or more

1.90

7

Rural Outside Large Centre

less than 16

6.19

8

Rural Outside Large Centre

more than 15 but less than 30

1.90

9

Rural Outside Large Centre

30 or more

1.90

10

An area not referred to in items 1 to 9

not applicable

1.90

4  Section 58 (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Amount of viability supplement

Item

Score

Amount ($)

1

40

1.90

2

50

2.14

3

60

6.19

4

70

10.44

5

80

14.70

6

90

18.94

7

100

30.80

 

5  Section 59 (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Amount of viability supplement

Item

Score

Amount ($)

1

50

4.62

2

55

6.92

3

60

10.36

4

65

12.66

5

70

18.48

6

75

23.03

7

80

28.78

8

85

34.58

9

90

40.33

10

95

44.92

11

100

50.69

 

 

6  Section 67 (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Basic subsidy amount

Item

Level of home care

Amount ($)

1

Level 1

22.04

2

Level 2

40.09

3

Level 3

88.14

4

Level 4

133.99

 

 

7  Section 85 (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Amount of viability supplement

Item

ARIA value

Amount ($)

1

Less than 3.52

0

2

At least 3.52 but less than 4.67

5.30

3

At least 4.67 but less than 5.81

6.36

4

At least 5.81 but less than 7.45

8.90

5

At least 7.45 but less than 9.09

10.69

6

At least 9.09 but less than 10.55

14.95

7

At least 10.55

17.95

 

 

8  Section 94 (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Respite supplement equivalent amount

Item

Total number of high care places and low care places

Amount ($)

1

Less than 11

49.82

2

More than 10 but less than 21

79.72

3

More than 20 but less than 31

89.67

4

More than 30 but less than 41

99.64

5

More than 40

109.61

 

 

9  Section 96 (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Additional amount of home care subsidy

Item

ARIA value for location of multi‑purpose service

Amount ($)

1

0 to 3.51 inclusive

0

2

3.52 to 4.66 inclusive

5.30

3

4.67 to 5.80 inclusive

6.36

4

5.81 to 7.44 inclusive

8.90

5

7.45 to 9.08 inclusive

10.69

6

9.09 to 10.54 inclusive

14.95

7

10.55 to 12.00 inclusive

17.95

 

 

10  Section 97 (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Viability supplement equivalent amounts—Category A services

Item

Degree of isolation of the service

Number of places allocated in respect of the service

Amount ($)

1

Isolated Remote Area

less than 16

30.80

2

Isolated Remote Area

more than 15 but less than 30

18.94

3

Isolated Remote Area

more than 29

1.90

4

Remote Centre

less than 16

14.70

5

Remote Centre

more than 15 but less than 30

10.44

6

Remote Centre

more than 29

1.90

7

Rural Outside Large Centre

less than 16

6.19

8

Rural Outside Large Centre

more than 15 but less than 30

1.90

9

Rural Outside Large Centre

more than 29

1.90

10

An area not covered by items 1 to 9

not applicable

1.90

 

 

11  Section 98 (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Viability supplement equivalent amounts—Category B services

Item

Score

Amount ($)

1

40

1.90

2

50

2.14

3

60

6.19

4

70

10.44

5

80

14.70

6

90

18.94

7

100

30.80

 

12  Section 99 (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Viability supplement equivalent amounts—Category C services

Item

Score

Amount ($)

1

50

4.62

2

55

6.92

3

60

10.36

4

65

12.66

5

70

18.48

6

75

23.03

7

80

28.78

8

85

34.58

9

90

40.33

10

95

44.92

11

100

50.69

 

13  Section 101 (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Concessional resident equivalent amounts

Item

Region in which multi‑purpose service is located

Amount ($)

 

New South Wales

 

1

Central Coast

11.58

2

Central West

9.92

3

Far North Coast

10.54

4

Hunter

11.68

5

Illawarra

10.78

6

Inner West

12.07

7

Mid North Coast

11.05

8

Nepean

10.75

9

New England

7.12

10

Northern Sydney

6.94

11

Orana Far West

12.99

12

Riverina Murray

11.57

13

South East Sydney

11.25

14

South West Sydney

13.60

15

Southern Highlands

12.18

16

Western Sydney

10.86

 

Victoria

 

17

Barwon South Western

7.09

18

Eastern Metro

6.41

19

Gippsland

6.73

20

Grampians

11.85

21

Hume

6.87

22

Loddon‑Mallee

10.95

23

Northern Metro

10.86

24

Southern Metro

7.07

25

Western Metro

7.02

 

Queensland

 

26

Brisbane North

10.58

27

Brisbane South

11.32

28

Cabool

11.37

29

Central West

9.92

30

Darling Downs

12.21

31

Far North

10.60

32

Fitzroy

6.21

33

Logan River Valley

12.37

34

Mackay

10.61

35

North West

15.52

36

Northern

10.31

37

South Coast

11.68

38

South West

10.61

39

Sunshine Coast

7.16

40

West Moreton

11.87

41

Wide Bay

10.83

 

South Australia

 

42

Eyre Peninsula

14.08

43

Hills, Mallee and Southern

12.33

44

Metropolitan East

11.37

45

Metropolitan North

11.55

46

Metropolitan South

11.62

47

Metropolitan West

12.72

48

Mid North

11.59

49

Riverland

12.86

50

South East

11.42

51

Whyalla, Flinders and Far North

11.73

52

Yorke Lower North and Barossa

12.08

 

Western Australia

 

53

Goldfields

6.21

54

Great Southern

7.04

55

Kimberley

15.17

56

Metropolitan East

11.37

57

Metropolitan North

11.55

58

Metropolitan South East

11.62

59

Metropolitan South West

12.72

60

Mid West

13.85

61

Pilbara

14.92

62

South West

10.61

63

Wheatbelt

10.90

 

Tasmania

 

64

North Western

11.21

65

Northern

10.31

66

Southern

11.71

 

Northern Territory

 

67

Alice Springs

17.03

68

Barkly

19.50

69

Darwin

14.65

70

East Arnhem

19.50

71

Katherine

10.60

 

Australian Capital Territory

 

72

Australian Capital Territory

11.98