Australian National Aged Care Classification (AN-ACC) update – August 2022

This webinar provides the aged care sector with the latest information on the Australian National Aged Care Classification (AN-ACC) funding model, to help with preparation and transition activities in the lead up to commencement of AN-ACC on 1 October 2022.

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Questions and Answers


  • Mark Richardson – Assistant Secretary, Residential Care Funding Reform Branch, Department of Health and Aged Care
  • Robert Montefiore-Gardner, Therese Richards, Claudia Dukats and Danaye Mylonas – Residential Care Funding Reform Branch, Department of Health and Aged Care
  • Angela Tulk – Services Australia

About the webinar

This webinar focused on key AN-ACC changes, including:

  • default classifications
  • reclassification changes
  • Base Care Tariff verification process
  • Transition Fund eligibility
  • care minutes definitions
  • key functions available on the AN-ACC ICT systems (Health and Services Australia portals)
  • provider readiness for go-live on 1 October 2022.

Pre-webinar questions were submitted before the event, and participants asked questions during the session. Responses to questions that were not able to be answered during the webinar will be published on the residential aged care funding reform webpage shortly.   

This webinar has Auslan interpreters.

Reference material

It was recommended that attendees read the questions and answers from the June 2022 webinar prior to this event.

To watch previous webinars, visit the webinars for the aged care sector webpage

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