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This instrument amends the Aged Care (Subsidy, Fees and Payments) Determination 2014 to implement temporary increases to the rates of aged care basic subsidy, viability supplement, and homeless supplement.
Administered by: Health
Registered 30 Mar 2020
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR08-Apr-2020
Tabled Senate08-Apr-2020
Date of repeal 01 Sep 2020
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003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 (Workforce Continuity Funding) Determination 2020

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

Dated 26 March 2020 

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

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


 

1  Name

                   This instrument is the Aged Care (Subsidy, Fees and Payments) Amendment (Workforce Continuity Funding) Determination 2020.

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 March 2020

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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 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—increased 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)

$47.39

$47.97

2

Paragraph 12(2)(b)

$132.88

$134.51

3

Paragraph 12(2)(c)

$47.39

$47.97

4

Paragraph 12(2)(d)

$132.88

$134.51

5

Subsection 60(2)

$2.59

$3.37

6

Subsection 60B(4)

$2.59

$3.37

7

Section 64

$21.30

$27.69

8

Section 91

$39.81

$40.77

9

Subsection 92(1)

$130.22

$133.44

10

Subsection 92(2)

$130.22

$133.44

11

Section 93

$34.23

$34.65

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

$38.14

3

Medium ADL category

$83.06

4

High ADL category

$115.07

5

Nil behaviour category

$0.00

6

Low behaviour category

$8.72

7

Medium behaviour category

$18.07

8

High behaviour category

$37.67

9

Nil CHC category

$0.00

10

Low CHC category

$16.92

11

Medium CHC category

$48.20

12

High CHC category

$69.59

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

$54.28

2

Isolated Remote Area

more than 15 but less than 30

$33.37

3

Isolated Remote Area

30 or more

$3.37

4

Remote Centre

less than 16

$25.92

5

Remote Centre

more than 15 but less than 30

$18.41

6

Remote Centre

30 or more

$3.37

7

Rural Outside Large Centre

less than 16

$10.92

8

Rural Outside Large Centre

more than 15 but less than 30

$3.37

9

Rural Outside Large Centre

30 or more

$3.37

10

An area not referred to in items 1 to 9

not applicable

$3.37

4  Section 58 (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Amount of viability supplement

Item

Score

Amount ($)

1

40

$3.37

2

50

$3.77

3

60

$10.92

4

70

$18.41

5

80

$25.92

6

90

$33.37

7

100

$54.28

 5  Section 59 (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Amount of viability supplement

Item

Score

Amount ($)

1

50

$8.15

2

55

$12.21

3

60

$18.27

4

65

$22.32

5

70

$32.57

6

75

$40.57

7

80

$50.71

8

85

$60.93

9

90

$71.05

10

95

$79.16

11

100

$89.32

6  Section 60A (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Amount of viability supplement

Item

Score

Amount ($)

1

50

$11.06

2

55

$14.74

3

60

$20.20

4

65

$23.88

5

70

$33.18

6

75

$44.27

7

80

$56.93

8

85

$67.68

9

90

$78.30

10

95

$86.80

11

100

$97.47

7  Section 67 (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Basic subsidy amount

Item

Level of home care

Amount ($)

1

Level 1

$24.36

2

Level 2

$42.86

3

Level 3

$93.27

4

Level 4

$141.38

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

$7.19

3

At least 4.67 but less than 5.81

$8.62

4

At least 5.81 but less than 7.45

$12.06

5

At least 7.45 but less than 9.09

$14.48

6

At least 9.09 but less than 10.55

$20.27

7

At least 10.55

$24.32

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

$1.38

5

MMM 5

$3.06

6

MMM 6

$20.27

7

MMM 7

$24.32

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

$7.19

3

4.67 to 5.80 inclusive

$8.62

4

5.81 to 7.44 inclusive

$12.06

5

7.45 to 9.08 inclusive

$14.48

6

9.09 to 10.54 inclusive

$20.27

7

10.55 to 12 inclusive

$24.32

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

$1.38

5

MMM 5

$3.06

6

MMM 6

$20.27

7

MMM 7

$24.32

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

$67.54

2

More than 10 but less than 21

$108.06

3

More than 20 but less than 31

$121.54

4

More than 30 but less than 41

$135.03

5

More than 40

$148.56

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

$54.28

2

Isolated Remote Area

more than 15 but less than 30

$33.37

3

Isolated Remote Area

more than 29

$3.37

4

Remote Centre

less than 16

$25.92

5

Remote Centre

more than 15 but less than 30

$18.41

6

Remote Centre

more than 29

$3.37

7

Rural Outside Large Centre

less than 16

$10.92

8

Rural Outside Large Centre

more than 15 but less than 30

$3.37

9

Rural Outside Large Centre

more than 29

$3.37

10

An area not covered by items 1 to 9

not applicable

$3.37

14  Section 98 (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Viability supplement equivalent amounts—Category B services

Item

Score

Amount ($)

1

40

$3.37

2

50

$3.77

3

60

$10.92

4

70

$18.41

5

80

$25.92

6

90

$33.37

7

100

$54.28

15  Section 99 (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Viability supplement equivalent amounts—Category C services

Item

Score

Amount ($)

1

50

$8.15

2

55

$12.21

3

60

$18.27

4

65

$22.32

5

70

$32.57

6

75

$40.57

7

80

$50.71

8

85

$60.93

9

90

$71.05

10

95

$79.16

11

100

$89.32

16  Section 99A (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Viability supplement equivalent amounts—Category D services

Item

Score

Amount ($)

1

50

$8.15

2

55

$12.21

3

60

$18.27

4

65

$22.32

5

70

$32.57

6

75

$40.57

7

80

$50.71

8

85

$60.93

9

90

$71.05

10

95

$79.16

11

100

$89.32