Aged Care (Community Care Subsidy Amount) Determination 2010 (No. 1)

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Aged Care (Community Care Subsidy Amount) Determination 2010 (No. 1)¹
Aged Care Act 1997
I, JUSTINE ELLIOT, Minister for Ageing, make this Determination under
subsection 48-1(3) of the Aged Care Act 1997.
Dated                    15th                          June 2010
Minister for Ageing
1              Name of Determination
                This Determination is the Aged Care (Community Care Subsidy Amount) Determination 2010 (No. 1).
2              Commencement
                This Determination commences on 1 July 2010.
3              Revocation
       The Aged Care (Community Care Subsidy Amount) Determination 2009 (No. 1) made by the Minister on 11 June 2009, also known as F2009L02383, 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 $36.05; 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
Col. 2
ARIA score
Col. 3
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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