The department is seeking feedback on a new funding model proposed for residential aged care and other findings and recommendations of the Resource Utilisation and Classification Study (RUCS).
Submissions are currently open on the department's Consultation Hub. Feedback on the consultation paper should be submitted to RUCS@health.gov.au and is due by 31 May 2019.
Professor Kathy Eagar from the Australian Health Services Research Institute at the University of Wollongong presented the new proposed funding model at a stakeholder forum on 14 March 2019. Professor Eagar's presentation is available on the department's website.