New arrangements for aged care from 1 July 2014 – home care cover

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New Arrangements for Aged Care from 1 July 2014 – Home Care

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Publication date: 
September 2016
Publication type: 
Fact Sheet
Intended audience: 
Health sector
Description: 

This document explains:

  • the fee arrangements that started on 1 July 2014
  • the income-tested care fee a person can be asked to pay under these arrangements

It outlines the fee arrangements that will apply if a person changes provider and:

  • does not enter into a new home care agreement within 28 days
  • enters into a new agreement within 28 days