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This instrument amends the Aged Care (Subsidy, Fees and Payments) Determination 2014 to index the amount of subsidy and supplements payable to approved providers of aged care services in respect of a day from 1 July 2019.
Administered by: Health
Registered 27 Jun 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled Senate02-Jul-2019
Tabled HR02-Jul-2019
To be repealed 17 Sep 2019
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
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Aged Care (Subsidy, Fees and Payments) Amendment (July Indexation) Determination 2019

I, Richard Colbeck, Minister for Aged Care and Senior Australians, make the following determination.

Dated               21 June 2019

Richard Colbeck

Minister for Aged Care and Senior Australians

 

  

  


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 2019.

2  Commencement

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                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.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

$51.17

$47.39

2

Paragraph 12(2)(b)

$143.47

$132.88

3

Paragraph 12(2)(c)

$51.17

$47.39

4

Paragraph 12(2)(d)

$143.47

$132.88

5

Subsection 23(1)

$11.57

$11.72

6

Subsection 23(2)

$14.46

$14.65

7

Paragraph 25(1)(a)

$18.33

$18.57

8

Paragraph 25(1)(b)

$20.59

$20.86

9

Subsection 25(2)

$22.91 for bolus feeding and $25.74 for non-bolus feeding

$23.21 for bolus feeding and $26.08 for non-bolus feeding

10

Section 43

$13.21

$13.39

11

Subsection 60(2)

$2.55

$2.59

12

Subsection 60B(4)

$2.55

$2.59

13

Section 62

$7.08

$7.18

14

Section 64

$21.01

$21.30

15

Subsection 70(1)

$11.57

$11.72

16

Subsection 70(2)

$14.46

$14.65

17

Paragraph 72(1)(a)

$18.33

$18.57

18

Paragraph 72(1)(b)

$20.59

$20.86

19

Subsection 72(2)

$22.91 for bolus feeding and $25.74 for non-bolus feeding

$23.21 for bolus feeding and $26.08 for non-bolus feeding

20

Section 91

$38.75

$39.81

21

Subsection 92(1)

$128.43

$130.22

22

Subsection 92(2)

$128.43

$130.22

23

Subsection 92(2)

$12.95

$13.12

24

Section 93

$33.76

$34.23

25

Subsection 95(3)

$1.21

$1.23

26

Paragraph 104(1)(b)

$12.50

$16.07

27

Paragraph 104(2)(b)

$3.74

$4.87

26

Subsection 106(2)

$201.78

$204.60

27

Subsection 106(3)

$4.05

$4.11

28

Subsection 106B(2)

$201.78

$204.60

29

Subsection 106B(3)

$4.05

$4.11

 

2  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

$37.68

3

Medium ADL category

$82.05

4

High ADL category

$113.67

5

Nil behaviour category

$0.00

6

Low behaviour category

$8.61

7

Medium behaviour category

$17.85

8

High behaviour category

$37.21

9

Nil CHC category

$0.00

10

Low CHC category

$16.71

11

Medium CHC category

$47.61

12

High CHC category

$68.74

 

 

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

$41.75

2

Isolated Remote Area

more than 15 but less than 30

$25.67

3

Isolated Remote Area

30 or more

$2.59

4

Remote Centre

less than 16

$19.94

5

Remote Centre

more than 15 but less than 30

$14.16

6

Remote Centre

30 or more

$2.59

7

Rural Outside Large Centre

less than 16

$8.40

8

Rural Outside Large Centre

more than 15 but less than 30

$2.59

9

Rural Outside Large Centre

30 or more

$2.59

10

An area not referred to in items 1 to 9

not applicable

$2.59

 

 

 

 

 

 

4  Section 58 (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Amount of viability supplement

Item

Score

Amount ($)

1

40

$2.59

2

50

$2.90

3

60

$8.40

4

70

$14.16

5

80

$19.94

6

90

$25.67

7

100

$41.75

 

5  Section 59 (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Amount of viability supplement

Item

Score

Amount ($)

1

50

$6.27

2

55

$9.39

3

60

$14.05

4

65

$17.17

5

70

$25.05

6

75

$31.21

7

80

$39.01

8

85

$46.87

9

90

$54.65

10

95

$60.89

11

100

$68.71

 

 

6  Section 60A (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Amount of viability supplement

Item

Score

Amount ($)

1

50

$8.51

2

55

$11.34

3

60

$15.54

4

65

$18.37

5

70

$25.52

6

75

$34.05

7

80

$43.79

8

85

$52.06

9

90

$60.23

10

95

$66.77

11

100

$74.98

 

7  Section 67 (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Basic subsidy amount

Item

Level of home care

Amount ($)

1

Level 1

$24.07

2

Level 2

$42.35

3

Level 3

$92.16

4

Level 4

$139.70

 

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

$5.53

3

At least 4.67 but less than 5.81

$6.63

4

At least 5.81 but less than 7.45

$9.28

5

At least 7.45 but less than 9.09

$11.14

6

At least 9.09 but less than 10.55

$15.59

7

At least 10.55

$18.71

 

     

 

 

9  Section 84A (table to definition of MMM classification viability supplement amount)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Amount of viability supplement

Item

Modified Monash Model classification

Amount ($)

1

MMM 1

$0.00

2

MMM 2

$0.00

3

MMM 3

$0.00

4

MMM 4

$1.06

5

MMM 5

$2.35

6

MMM 6

$15.59

7

MMM 7

$18.71

 

10  Section 87 (table to definition of ARIA value additional amount)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Amount of viability supplement

Item

ARIA value

Amount ($)

1

0 to 3.51 inclusive

$0.00

2

3.52 to 4.66 inclusive

$5.53

3

4.67 to 5.80 inclusive

$6.63

4

5.81 to 7.44 inclusive

$9.28

5

7.45 to 9.08 inclusive

$11.14

6

9.09 to 10.54 inclusive

$15.59

7

10.55 to 12 inclusive

$18.71

 

     

11  Section 87 (table to definition of MMM classification additional amount)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Amount of viability supplement

Item

Modified Monash Model classification

Amount ($)

1

MMM 1

$0.00

2

MMM 2

$0.00

3

MMM 3

$0.00

4

MMM 4

$1.06

5

MMM 5

$2.35

6

MMM 6

$15.59

7

MMM 7

$18.71

 

12 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

$51.95

2

More than 10 but less than 21

$83.12

3

More than 20 but less than 31

$93.49

4

More than 30 but less than 41

$103.87

5

More than 40

$114.28

 

 

13  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

$41.75

2

Isolated Remote Area

more than 15 but less than 30

$25.67

3

Isolated Remote Area

more than 29

$2.59

4

Remote Centre

less than 16

$19.94

5

Remote Centre

more than 15 but less than 30

$14.16

6

Remote Centre

more than 29

$2.59

7

Rural Outside Large Centre

less than 16

$8.40

8

Rural Outside Large Centre

more than 15 but less than 30

$2.59

9

Rural Outside Large Centre

more than 29

$2.59

10

An area not covered by items 1 to 9

not applicable

$2.59

 

 

 

 

14  Section 98 (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Viability supplement equivalent amounts—Category B services

Item

Score

Amount ($)

1

40

$2.59

2

50

$2.90

3

60

$8.40

4

70

$14.16

5

80

$19.94

6

90

$25.67

7

100

$41.75

 

 

15  Section 99 (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Viability supplement equivalent amounts—Category C services

Item

Score

Amount ($)

1

50

$6.27

2

55

$9.39

3

60

$14.05

4

65

$17.17

5

70

$25.05

6

75

$31.21

7

80

$39.01

8

85

$46.87

9

90

$54.65

10

95

$60.89

11

100

$68.71

 

 

16  Section 99A (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Viability supplement equivalent amounts—Category D services

Item

Score

Amount ($)

1

50

$6.27

2

55

$9.39

3

60

$14.05

4

65

$17.17

5

70

$25.05

6

75

$31.21

7

80

$39.01

8

85

$46.87

9

90

$54.65

10

95

$60.89

11

100

$68.71

 

 

17  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

$12.07

2

Central West

$10.34

3

Far North Coast

$10.99

4

Hunter

$12.18

5

Illawarra

$11.24

6

Inner West

$12.58

7

Mid North Coast

$11.52

8

Nepean

$11.20

9

New England

$7.42

10

Northern Sydney

$7.24

11

Orana Far West

$13.54

12

Riverina Murray

$12.06

13

South East Sydney

$11.73

14

South West Sydney

$14.18

15

Southern Highlands

$12.70

16

Western Sydney

$11.32

 

Victoria

 

17

Barwon South Western

$7.39

18

Eastern Metro

$6.68

19

Gippsland

$7.02

20

Grampians

$12.36

21

Hume

$7.17

22

Loddon‑Mallee

$11.42

23

Northern Metro

$11.32

24

Southern Metro

$7.37

25

Western Metro

$7.32

 

Queensland

 

26

Brisbane North

$11.03

27

Brisbane South

$11.80

28

Cabool

$11.85

29

Central West

$10.34

30

Darling Downs

$12.73

31

Far North

$11.05

32

Fitzroy

$6.48

33

Logan River Valley

$12.90

34

Mackay

$11.06

35

North West

$16.18

36

Northern

$10.75

37

South Coast

$12.18

38

South West

$11.06

39

Sunshine Coast

$7.46

40

West Moreton

$12.38

41

Wide Bay

$11.29

 

South Australia

 

42

Eyre Peninsula

$14.68

43

Hills, Mallee and Southern

$12.86

44

Metropolitan East

$11.85

45

Metropolitan North

$12.04

46

Metropolitan South

$12.11

47

Metropolitan West

$13.26

48

Mid North

$12.08

49

Riverland

$13.41

50

South East

$11.90

51

Whyalla, Flinders and Far North

$12.23

52

Yorke Lower North and Barossa

$12.59

 

Western Australia

 

53

Goldfields

$6.48

54

Great Southern

$7.34

55

Kimberley

$15.82

56

Metropolitan East

$11.85

57

Metropolitan North

$12.04

58

Metropolitan South East

$12.11

59

Metropolitan South West

$13.26

60

Mid West

$14.44

61

Pilbara

$15.55

62

South West

$11.06

63

Wheatbelt

$11.36

 

Tasmania

 

64

North Western

$11.69

65

Northern

$10.75

66

Southern

$12.21

 

Northern Territory

 

67

Alice Springs

$17.76

68

Barkly

$20.33

69

Darwin

$15.28

70

East Arnhem

$20.33

71

Katherine

$11.05

 

Australian Capital Territory

 

72

Australian Capital Territory

$12.49

 

 

18  Subsection 104(1) (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Amount of flexible care subsidy

Item

Column 1
Approved provider

Column 2
Amount ($)

1

Multiple Sclerosis Society of Victoria

69.71

2

Helping Hand Aged Care Inc.

63.24

3

Senses Foundation Inc.

79.17

4

Oakdale Services Tasmania

71.58

5

The Uniting Church in Australia Property Trust (NSW)—Orange

72.82

6

New Horizons Enterprises Limited

73.60

7

Uniting Church in Australia Property Trust (NSW) Springwood Retirement Village

67.99

 

 

 

19  Subsection 104(2) (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Amount of flexible care subsidy

Item

Column 1
Approved provider

Column 2
Amount ($)

1

Riverland Mallee Coorong Local Health Network Incorporated

35.52