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This instrument amends the Aged Care (Transitional Provisions) (Subsidy and Other Measures) Determination 2014 to increase the amount of supplements payable to approved providers of aged care services in line with the changes to the consumer price index (CPI).
Administered by: Health
Registered 15 Mar 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled Senate02-Apr-2019
Tabled HR02-Apr-2019
Table of contents.

 

Aged Care (Transitional Provisions) (Subsidy and Other Measures) 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 (Transitional Provisions) (Subsidy and Other Measures) Determination 2014   2

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Aged Care (Transitional Provisions) (Subsidy and Other Measures) Amendment (March Indexation and Other Measures) Determination 2019.

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.  Sections 1 to 3 and anything in this instrument not elsewhere covered by this table

20 March 2019

 

2.  Schedule 1, Part 1

20 March 2019

 

3.  Schedule 1, Part 2

1 April 2019

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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 the Aged Care (Transitional Provisions) 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

Part 1Amendments commencing 20 March 2019

 

Aged Care (Transitional Provisions) (Subsidy and Other Measures) Determination 2014

1  Amendments of listed provisions—indexation of amounts of supplements

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

 

Amendments relating to indexation of amounts of supplements

Item

Provision

Omit

Substitute

1

Subsection 15(1)

 $56.59

$57.14

2

Subsection 15(2)

 $36.88

$37.24

3

Subsection 15(3)

 $30.99

$31.29

4

Paragraph 21(1)(a)

 $56.59

$57.14

5

Paragraph 21(2)(a)

 $22.55

$22.77

6

Paragraph 21(2)(b)

 $14.74

$14.88

7

Paragraph 22(1)(a)

 $56.59

$57.14

8

Subsection 22(2)

 $9.27

$9.36

9

Paragraph 26(1)(a)

 $56.59

$57.14

10

Paragraph 26(2)(a)

 $56.59

$57.14

11

Subsection 30(2)

 $38.77

$39.15

12

Paragraph 31(2)(a)

 $54.34

$54.87

13

Paragraph 31(2)(b)

 $38.12

$38.49

14

Subsection 53(1)

 $22.55

$22.77

15

Subsection 57(1), table item 1

 $8.44

$8.52

16

Subsection 57(1), table item 2

 $5.63

$5.68

17

Subsection 57(1), table item 3

 $2.81

$2.84

18

Section 67

 $8.44

$8.52

 

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 of supplements

Item

Provision

Omit

Substitute

1

Section 79

$16.16

$21.01

2

Section 87

10%

11.5%

3

Section 89

10%

11.5%

 

 

3  Subsection 8(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


Part 2Amendments commencing 1 April 2019

Aged Care (Transitional Provisions) (Subsidy and Other Measures) Determination 2014

1  Subsection 10(3) (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

RCS amounts

Item

RCS classification

RCS amount ($)

1

Classification level 1

$183.67

2

Classification level 2

$166.55

3

Classification level 3

$143.47

4

Classification level 4

$101.42

5

Classification level 5

$61.79

6

Classification level 6

$51.17

7

Classification level 7

$39.31

8

Classification level 8

$0.00