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AGED CARE ACT 1997 - SECT 48.1

Amount of home care subsidy

             (1)  The amount of * home care subsidy payable to an approved provider for a home care service in respect of a * payment period is the amount worked out by adding together the amounts of home care subsidy for each care recipient:

                     (a)  in respect of whom there is in force a * home care agreement for provision of home care provided through the service during the period; and

                     (b)  in respect of whom the approved provider was eligible for home care subsidy during the period.

             (2)  This is how to work out the amount of * home care subsidy for a care recipient in respect of the * payment period.

Home care subsidy calculator

Step 1.   Work out the basic subsidy amount using section 48-2.

Step 2.   Add to this amount the amounts of any primary supplements worked out using section 48-3.

Step 3.   Subtract the amounts of any reductions in subsidy worked out using section 48-4.

Step 4.   Add the amounts of any other supplements worked out using section 48-9.

The result is the amount of home care subsidy for the care recipient in respect of the * payment period.



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