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This instrument amends the Aged Care (Subsidy, Fees and Payments) Determination 2014 to apply routine indexation to the amount of subsidies and supplements payable to approved providers in respect of a day from 1 July 2022 and to increase the income thresholds for home care subsidy reductions to retain parity with income thresholds for age pension purposes.
Administered by: Health and Aged Care
Registered 29 Jun 2022
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR26-Jul-2022
Tabled Senate26-Jul-2022
Date of repeal 26 Oct 2022
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003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 (July Indexation) Determination 2022

I, Anika Wells MP, Minister for Aged Care make the following determination.

Dated   20 June 2022

Anika Wells MP

Minister for Aged Care

 

  

  


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 (July Indexation) Determination 2022.

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 July 2022.

1 July 2022.

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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

$48.68

$49.51

2

Paragraph 12(2)(b)

$136.50

$138.82

3

Paragraph 12(2)(c)

$48.68

$49.51

4

Paragraph 12(2)(d)

$136.50

$138.82

5

Subsection 23(1)

$12.11

$12.73

6

Subsection 23(2)

$15.14

$15.91

7

Paragraph 25(1)(a)

$19.19

$20.17

8

Paragraph 25(1)(b)

$21.55

$22.65

9

Subsection 25(2)

$23.99 for bolus feeding and $26.94 for non-bolus feeding

$25.21 for bolus feeding and $28.31 for non-bolus feeding

10

Section 43

$13.75

$13.98

11

Subsection 60(2)

$3.45

$3.51

12

Subsection 60B(4)

$3.45

$3.51

13

Section 62

$7.37

$7.50

14

Section 64

$28.34

$28.82

15

Subsection 70(1)

$12.11

$12.73

16

Subsection 70(2)

$15.14

$15.91

17

Paragraph 72(1)(a)

$19.19

$20.17

18

Paragraph 72(1)(b)

$21.55

$22.65

19

Subsection 72(2)

$23.99 for bolus feeding and $26.94 for non-bolus feeding

$25.21 for bolus feeding and $28.31 for non-bolus feeding

20

Section 79(a)

$42,868.80

$43,076.80

21

Section 79(b)

$55,515.20

$55,723.20

22

Section 79(c)

$56,035.20

$56,295.20

23

Section 91

$43.50

$44.24

24

Section 92

$133.77

$136.04

25

Section 93

$133.77

$136.04

26

Subsection 95(3)

$1.26

$1.28

27

Subparagraph 104(1)(b)(ii)

$16.51

$16.79

28

Subparagraph 104(2)(b)(ii)

$5.00

$5.09

29

Subsection 106(2)

$210.16

$213.73

30

Subsection 106(3)

$4.23

$4.30

31

Subsection 106B(2)

$210.16

$213.73

32

Subsection 106B(3)

$4.23

$4.30

 

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

39.36

3

Medium ADL category

85.71

4

High ADL category

118.74

5

Nil behaviour category

0.00

6

Low behaviour category

9.00

7

Medium behaviour category

18.65

8

High behaviour category

38.88

9

Nil CHC category

0.00

10

Low CHC category

17.46

11

Medium CHC category

49.73

12

High CHC category

71.81

 

3  Section 57 (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Amount of viability supplement—1997 scheme services

Item

Degree of isolation of service

Number of places allocated in respect of service

Amount ($)

1

Isolated Remote Area

less than 16

56.49

2

Isolated Remote Area

more than 15 but less than 30

34.73

3

Isolated Remote Area

30 or more

3.51

4

Remote Centre

less than 16

26.98

5

Remote Centre

more than 15 but less than 30

19.17

6

Remote Centre

30 or more

3.51

7

Rural Outside Large Centre

less than 16

11.36

8

Rural Outside Large Centre

more than 15 but less than 30

3.51

9

Rural Outside Large Centre

30 or more

3.51

10

An area not referred to in items 1 to 9

not applicable

3.51

Note:          Terms used in this table are defined in section 56.

4  Section 58 (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Amount of viability supplement—2001 scheme services

Item

Score

Amount ($)

1

40

3.51

2

50

3.93

3

60

11.36

4

70

19.17

5

80

26.98

6

90

34.73

7

100

56.49

 

5  Section 59 (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Amount of viability supplement—2005 scheme services

Item

Score

Amount ($)

1

50

8.48

2

55

12.71

3

60

19.01

4

65

23.23

5

70

33.90

6

75

42.23

7

80

52.77

8

85

63.42

9

90

73.95

10

95

82.39

11

100

92.96

 

6  Section 60A (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Amount of viability supplement—2017 scheme services

Item

Score

Amount ($)

1

50

11.51

2

55

15.34

3

60

21.02

4

65

24.86

5

70

34.54

6

75

46.07

7

80

59.25

8

85

70.44

9

90

81.49

10

95

90.35

11

100

101.46

 

7  Section 67 (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Basic subsidy amount

Item

Level of home care

Amount ($)

1

Level 1

25.15

2

Level 2

44.24

3

Level 3

96.27

4

Level 4

145.94

 

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

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

ARIA value viability supplement amount

Item

ARIA value

Amount ($)

1

Less than 3.52

0.00

2

At least 3.52 but less than 4.67

5.78

3

At least 4.67 but less than 5.81

6.93

4

At least 5.81 but less than 7.45

9.69

5

At least 7.45 but less than 9.09

11.63

6

At least 9.09 but less than 10.55

16.28

7

At least 10.55

19.55

 

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

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

 

MMM classification viability supplement amount

Item

Modified Monash Model classification

Amount ($)

1

MMM 1

0.00

2

MMM 2

0.00

3

MMM 3

0.00

4

MMM 4

1.11

5

MMM 5

2.46

6

MMM 6

16.28

7

MMM 7

19.55

Note:          In 2022, the Modified Monash Model classification for a suburb or locality was available at the Health Department’s website http://www.health.gov.au.

 

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

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

ARIA value additional amount

Item

ARIA value

Amount ($)

1

0 to 3.51 inclusive

0.00

2

3.52 to 4.66 inclusive

5.78

3

4.67 to 5.80 inclusive

6.93

4

5.81 to 7.44 inclusive

9.69

5

7.45 to 9.08 inclusive

11.63

6

9.09 to 10.54 inclusive

16.28

7

10.55 to 12 inclusive

19.55

 

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

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

 

MMM classification additional amount

Item

Modified Monash Model classification

Amount ($)

1

MMM 1

0.00

2

MMM 2

0.00

3

MMM 3

0.00

4

MMM 4

1.11

5

MMM 5

2.46

6

MMM 6

16.28

7

MMM 7

19.55

Note:          In 2022, the Modified Monash Model classification for a street address was available at the Health Department’s website http://www.health.gov.au.

 

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

54.27

2

More than 10 but less than 21

86.83

3

More than 20 but less than 31

97.66

4

More than 30 but less than 41

108.50

5

More than 40

119.39

 

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

56.49

2

Isolated Remote Area

more than 15 but less than 30

34.73

3

Isolated Remote Area

more than 29

3.51

4

Remote Centre

less than 16

26.98

5

Remote Centre

more than 15 but less than 30

19.17

6

Remote Centre

more than 29

3.51

7

Rural Outside Large Centre

less than 16

11.36

8

Rural Outside Large Centre

more than 15 but less than 30

3.51

9

Rural Outside Large Centre

more than 29

3.51

10

An area not covered by items 1 to 9

not applicable

3.51

Note:          Terms used in this table are defined in section 87.

 

14  Section 98 (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Viability supplement equivalent amounts—Category B services

Item

Score

Amount ($)

1

40

3.51

2

50

3.93

3

60

11.36

4

70

19.17

5

80

26.98

6

90

34.73

7

100

56.49

 

15  Section 99 (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Viability supplement equivalent amounts—Category C services

Item

Score

Amount ($)

1

50

8.48

2

55

12.71

3

60

19.01

4

65

23.23

5

70

33.90

6

75

42.23

7

80

52.77

8

85

63.42

9

90

73.95

10

95

82.39

11

100

92.96

 

16  Section 99A (table)

Repeal the table, substitute:

 

Viability supplement equivalent amounts—Category D services

Item

Score

Amount ($)

1

50

8.48

2

55

12.71

3

60

19.01

4

65

23.23

5

70

33.90

6

75

42.23

7

80

52.77

8

85

63.42

9

90

73.95

10

95

82.39

11

100

92.96

 

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

12.60

2

Central West

10.81

3

Far North Coast

11.48

4

Hunter

12.72

5

Illawarra

11.75

6

Inner West

13.14

7

Mid North Coast

12.03

8

Nepean

11.71

9

New England

7.75

10

Northern Sydney

7.57

11

Orana Far West

14.15

12

Riverina Murray

12.59

13

South East Sydney

12.25

14

South West Sydney

14.82

15

Southern Highlands

13.26

16

Western Sydney

11.83

 

Victoria

 

17

Barwon South Western

7.72

18

Eastern Metro

6.98

19

Gippsland

7.33

20

Grampians

12.92

21

Hume

7.49

22

Loddon‑Mallee

11.93

23

Northern Metro

11.83

24

Southern Metro

7.70

25

Western Metro

7.65

 

Queensland

 

26

Brisbane North

11.52

27

Brisbane South

12.33

28

Cabool

12.38

29

Central West

10.81

30

Darling Downs

13.29

31

Far North

11.54

32

Fitzroy

6.76

33

Logan River Valley

13.48

34

Mackay

11.55

35

North West

16.90

36

Northern

11.23

37

South Coast

12.72

38

South West

11.55

39

Sunshine Coast

7.79

40

West Moreton

12.94

41

Wide Bay

11.80

 

South Australia

 

42

Eyre Peninsula

15.33

43

Hills, Mallee and Southern

13.43

44

Metropolitan East

12.38

45

Metropolitan North

12.57

46

Metropolitan South

12.65

47

Metropolitan West

13.85

48

Mid North

12.61

49

Riverland

14.00

50

South East

12.43

51

Whyalla, Flinders and Far North

12.78

52

Yorke Lower North and Barossa

13.15

 

Western Australia

 

53

Goldfields

6.76

54

Great Southern

7.67

55

Kimberley

16.53

56

Metropolitan East

12.38

57

Metropolitan North

12.57

58

Metropolitan South East

12.65

59

Metropolitan South West

13.85

60

Mid West

15.08

61

Pilbara

16.24

62

South West

11.55

63

Wheatbelt

11.87

 

Tasmania

 

64

North Western

12.21

65

Northern

11.23

66

Southern

12.76

 

Northern Territory

 

67

Alice Springs

18.55

68

Barkly

21.25

69

Darwin

15.96

70

East Arnhem

21.25

71

Katherine

11.54

 

Australian Capital Territory

 

72

Australian Capital Territory

13.05

 

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

72.83

2

Helping Hand Aged Care Inc.

66.06

3

Senses Foundation Inc.

82.70

4

Li-Ve Tasmania

74.78

5

New Horizons Enterprises Limited

76.89

6

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

71.03

 

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

37.11