March 2021 indexation: Updated schedules and quarterly review

The department has published the schedules for residential and home care fees, charges and subsidies and supplements effective from 20 March 2021.

Date published:
Type:
Subscriber announcement
Audience:
Health sector

An update of the schedules for residential and home care fees and charges and subsidies and supplements will take effect from 20 March 2021. The new schedules are now available on the department’s website.

Services Australia’s quarterly review of fees and charges for all care recipients will be effective from 20 March 2021. Care recipients and providers will receive letters as soon as possible following the review letting them know if there is a change to a care recipient’s fees or if a refund may be due.

Services Australia’s online claiming system for Home Care will be unavailable from 8pm Friday 19 March 2021 until 8am Monday 22 March 2021 as Quarterly Review tasks are undertaken.

Schedule of fees and charges
View the updated Schedule of Fees and Charges for:

Schedule of subsidies and supplements
View the updated Schedule of Subsidies and Supplements.

Providers must ensure:

  • their published accommodation prices on the My Aged Care website are up to date. If you have any questions contact the My Aged Care service provider and assessor helpline on 1800 836 799.
  • the accommodation prices published on their own website and in relevant written materials are up to date.
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