Aged Care (Community Care Subsidy Amount) Determination 2013 (No. 1)

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Aged Care (Community Care Subsidy Amount) Determination 2013 (No. 1)
 
 
Aged Care Act 1997
I, MARK BUTLER, Minister for Mental Health and Ageing, make this Determination under
subsection 48-1(3) of the Aged Care Act 1997.
 
Dated 27 June 2013
 
 
 
 
 
 
MARK BUTLER
Minister for Mental Health and Ageing
1              Name of Determination
                This Determination is the Aged Care (Community Care Subsidy Amount) Determination 2013 (No. 1).
2              Commencement
                This Determination commences on 1 July 2013.
3              Revocation
       The Aged Care (Community Care Subsidy Amount) Determination 2012 (No. 1) made by the Minister on 22 June 2012, also known as F2012L01417, is revoked.
4              Definitions
                In this Determination:
ARIA score, in relation to a location, means the score given to that location under the document titled Viability Funding — ARIA scores for locations as at 30 July 1999, published by the Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing.
5              Community Care Subsidy
                The amount of community care subsidy payable in respect of a day for a care recipient receiving community care is the sum of the following amounts:
a.       The base subsidy is $37.38; and
b.      the amount in column 3 of the following table that corresponds to the ARIA score for the geographical location at which the care recipient resides:
 

Col. 1
 
Item
Col. 2
 
ARIA score
Col. 3
Additional daily amount of community care subsidy

1
Less than 3.52
$0.00

2
More than 3.51 but less than 4.67
$4.21

3
More than 4.66 but less than 5.81
$5.06

4
More than 5.80 but less than 7.45
$7.08

5
More than 7.44 but less than 9.09
$8.50

6
More than 9.08 but less than 10.55
$11.89

7
More than 10.54
$14.27

Note
1.       All legislative instruments and compilations are registered on the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments kept under the Legislative Instruments Act 2003. See  http://www.comlaw.gov.au