Wednesday, 01 May 2013 15:27

Submission on the Second Draft Discussion Paper regarding Accommodation Pricing Guidelines, etc 2013

UnitingCare Australia welcomes the opportunity to comment on the Second Draft Discussion Paper regarding the Accommodation Pricing Guidelines, Significant Refurbishment of residential Aged Care Services, Fees and Payments Principles 2013, Subsidy Principles 2013, Aged Care (Maximum Accommodation Payment Amount) Determination 2013.


The broader comment is that these proposed legislative arrangements reflect a significant review of the previous draft and related consultation process. The direction of changes/clarifications in this version is welcomed.
The following comments are offered to improve the clarity of the guidelines and to achieve a reduction in additional administrative burden on providers whilst still facilitating informed choice for consumers.

Additional Info

  • Submitted to: Australian Government
  • Regarding: Accommodation Pricing Guidelines, Significant Refurbishment of residential Aged Care Services, Fees and Payments Principles 2013, Subsidy Principles 2013, Aged Care (Maximum Accommodation Payment Amount) Determination 2013
  • Date Submitted: Wednesday, 01 May 2013
  • Contact Name: UnitingCare Australia
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  • Contact Phone: 02 6249 6717
  • Policy area(s): Aged Care