Aged Care (Community Care Subsidy Amount) Determination 2012 (No. 1)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 22 June 2012
Minister for Mental Health and Ageing
1 Name of Determination
This Determination is the Aged Care (Community Care Subsidy Amount) Determination 2012 (No. 1).
This Determination commences on 1 July 2012.
The Aged Care (Community Care Subsidy Amount) Determination 2011 (No. 1) made by the Minister on 17 June 2011, also known as F2011L01171, is revoked.
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 $37.32; 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:
Additional daily amount of community care subsidy
Less than 3.52
More than 3.51 but less than 4.67
More than 4.66 but less than 5.81
More than 5.80 but less than 7.45
More than 7.44 but less than 9.09
More than 9.08 but less than 10.55
More than 10.54
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