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This instrument amends the Aged Care (Subsidy, Fees and Payments) Determination 2014 to increase the amount of accommodation supplements payable to approved providers of aged care services in respect of a day from 20 September 2021 and also to increase the value of a number of caps and thresholds for aged care in line with changes to the age pension. These change are in line with the changes to the consumer price index.
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Registered 08 Sep 2021
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Aged Care (Subsidy, Fees and Payments) Amendment (September Indexation) Determination 2021

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

Dated 2 September 2021        

Richard Colbeck                                                          

Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care Services

 

  

  


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 (September Indexation) Determination 2021.

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

20 September 2021

20 September 2021

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—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

$40.21

$40.76

2

Paragraph 18(1)(a)

$56.36

$57.13

3

Paragraph 18(1)(b)

$39.54

$40.08

5

Section 44

$28,338.71

$28,792.36

6

Section 45

$68,012.98

$69,101.75

7

Paragraph 46(a)

$173,075.20

$175,239.20

8

Paragraph 46(b)

$417,225.60

$422,717.60

9

Section 47

$173,075.20

$175,239.20

10

Subsection 51(1)

$58.69

$59.49

11

Subsection 51(2)

$38.26

$38.78

12

Subsection 51(3)

$32.13

$32.57

13

Subsection 78(1)

$15.57

$15.81

14

Subsection 78(2)

$31.14

$31.63

15

Paragraph 79(a)

$41,501.20

$42,083.60

16

Paragraph 79(b)

$53,700.40

$54,470.00

17

Paragraph 79(c)

$54,220.40

$54,990.00

18

Subsection 80(2)

$5,667.73

$5,758.45

19

Subsection 80(3)

$11,335.48

$11,516.92

20

Subsection 80(4)

(wherever occurring)

$5,667.73

$5,758.45

21

Section 81

$68,012.98

$69,101.75