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This instrument amends the Aged Care (Subsidy, Fees and Payments) Determination 2014 to index the amount of supplements payable to approved providers of aged care services in respect of a day from 20 March 2019.
Administered by: Health
Registered 14 Mar 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR02-Apr-2019
Tabled Senate02-Apr-2019
Table of contents.

 

Aged Care (Subsidy, Fees and Payments) Amendment (March Indexation and Other Measures) Determination 2019

I, Ken Wyatt, Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health, make the following determination.

Dated   5 March 2019

Ken Wyatt AM                                                            

Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health

 

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                                                          2

Aged Care (Subsidy, Fees and Payments) Determination 2014                                 2

                                                                                                                                                                  

 

 


 

1  Name

                   This instrument is the Aged Care (Subsidy, Fees and Payments) Amendment (March Indexation and Other Measures) Determination 2019.

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences on 20 March 2019. 

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                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.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 1Amendments

  

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

Section 17

 $38.77

$39.15

2

Paragraph 18(1)(a)

 $54.34

$54.87

3

Paragraph 18(1)(b)

 $38.12

$38.49

4

Section 44

 $27,232.33

$27,532.59

5

Section 45

 $65,357.65

$66,078.27

6

Paragraph 46(a)

 $166,707.20

$168,351.20

7

Paragraph 46(b)

 $402,121.60

$406,053.60

8

Section 47

 $166,707.20

$168,351.20

9

Subsection 51(1)

 $56.59

$57.14

10

Subsection 51(2)

 $36.88

$37.24

11

Subsection 51(3)

 $30.99

$31.29

12

Subsection 78(1)

 $14.96

$15.12

13

Subsection 78(2)

 $29.92

$30.25

14

Paragraph 79(a)

 $39,806.00

$40,253.20

15

Paragraph 79(b)

 $51,516.40

$52,114.40

16

Paragraph 79(c)

 $52,036.40

$52,634.40

17

Subsection 80(2)

 $5,446.43

$5,506.48

18

Subsection 80(3)

 $10,892.89

$11,012.99

19

Subsection 80(4)

(wherever occurring)

$5,446.43

$5,506.48

20

Section 81

 $65,357.65

$66,078.27

 

2          Amendments of listed provisions—increased amounts

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

 

Amendments relating to increased amounts

Item

Provision

Omit

Substitute

1

Paragraph 12(2)(a)

$46.74

$51.17

2

Paragraph 12(2)(b)

$131.05

$143.47

3

Paragraph 12(2)(c)

$46.74

$51.17

4

Paragraph 12(2)(d)

$131.05

$143.47

5

Subsection 60(2)

$1.96

$2.55

6

Subsection 60B(4)

$1.90

$2.55

7

Section 64

$16.16

$21.01

8

Subsection 74(1)

10%

11.5%

9

Subsection 76(1)

10%

11.5%

 

3          Subsection 7(3) (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

ACFI amounts

Item

Domain category

Domain amount ($)

1

Nil ADL category

$0.00

2

Low ADL category

$40.90

3

Medium ADL category

$89.07

4

High ADL category

$123.39

5

Nil behaviour category

$0.00

6

Low behaviour category

$9.35

7

Medium behaviour category

$19.38

8

High behaviour category

$40.40

9

Nil CHC category

$0.00

10

Low CHC category

$18.14

11

Medium CHC category

$51.67

12

High CHC category

$74.62

 

4          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

$41.17

2

Isolated Remote Area

more than 15 but less than 30

$25.32

3

Isolated Remote Area

30 or more

$2.55

4

Remote Centre

less than 16

$19.66

5

Remote Centre

more than 15 but less than 30

$13.96

6

Remote Centre

30 or more

$2.55

7

Rural Outside Large Centre

less than 16

$8.28

8

Rural Outside Large Centre

more than 15 but less than 30

$2.55

9

Rural Outside Large Centre

30 or more

$2.55

10

An area not referred to in items 1 to 9

not applicable

$2.55

 

 

5          Section 58 (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Amount of viability supplement

Item

Score

Amount ($)

1

40

$2.55

2

50

$2.86

3

60

$8.28

4

70

$13.96

5

80

$19.66

6

90

$25.32

7

100

$41.17

 

6          Section 59 (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Amount of viability supplement

Item

Score

Amount ($)

1

50

$6.18

2

55

$9.26

3

60

$13.86

4

65

$16.93

5

70

$24.70

6

75

$30.78

7

80

$38.47

8

85

$46.22

9

90

$53.90

10

95

$60.05

11

100

$67.76

 

7          Section 60A (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Amount of viability supplement

Item

Score

Amount ($)

1

50

$8.39

2

55

$11.18

3

60

$15.33

4

65

$18.12

5

70

$25.17

6

75

$33.58

7

80

$43.19

8

85

$51.34

9

90

$59.40

10

95

$65.85

11

100

$73.94

 

8          Section 84A (table to definition of ARIA value viability supplement amount)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Amount of viability supplement

Item

ARIA value

Amount ($)

1

Less than 3.52

$0.00

2

At least 3.52 but less than 4.67

$5.45

3

At least 4.67 but less than 5.81

$6.54

4

At least 5.81 but less than 7.45

$9.15

5

At least 7.45 but less than 9.09

$10.99

6

At least 9.09 but less than 10.55

$15.37

7

At least 10.55

$18.45

 

9          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

$41.17

2

Isolated Remote Area

more than 15 but less than 30

$25.32

3

Isolated Remote Area

more than 29

$2.55

4

Remote Centre

less than 16

$19.66

5

Remote Centre

more than 15 but less than 30

$13.96

6

Remote Centre

more than 29

$2.55

7

Rural Outside Large Centre

less than 16

$8.28

8

Rural Outside Large Centre

more than 15 but less than 30

$2.55

9

Rural Outside Large Centre

more than 29

$2.55

10

An area not covered by items 1 to 9

not applicable

$2.55

 

10       Section 98 (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Viability supplement equivalent amounts—Category B services

Item

Score

Amount ($)

1

40

$2.55

2

50

$2.86

3

60

$8.28

4

70

$13.96

5

80

$19.66

6

90

$25.32

7

100

$41.17

 

11       Section 99 (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Viability supplement equivalent amounts—Category C services

Item

Score

Amount ($)

1

50

$6.18

2

55

$9.26

3

60

$13.86

4

65

$16.93

5

70

$24.70

6

75

$30.78

7

80

$38.47

8

85

$46.22

9

90

$53.90

10

95

$60.05

11

100

$67.76

 

12       Section 99A (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Viability supplement equivalent amounts—Category D services

Item

Score

Amount ($)

1

50

$6.18

2

55

$9.26

3

60

$13.86

4

65

$16.93

5

70

$24.70

6

75

$30.78

7

80

$38.47

8

85

$46.22

9

90

$53.90

10

95

$60.05

11

100

$67.76