Information for Aged Care Providers - Issue 7

Page last updated: 09 December 2014

This information was distributed on 9 December 2014

Dear Aged Care Stakeholder,

Please find attached Issue #7 of the Information for Aged Care Providers Newsletter.

The intention of this newsletter is to provide a snapshot of advice on key issues for aged care providers; and to assist stakeholders to understand the changes to aged care following the 1 July 2014 changes, as well as information on the 1 July 2015 changes. The Department will distribute this information regularly.

This week's issue discusses the following topics:

  • Release of 2014 ACAR Outcomes
  • Resources available on the Home Care Today website to assist in getting ready for consumer directed care,
  • DHS monthly payment statements, regulatory actions and decisions approved providers may face as a result,
  • Checking of claim forms,
  • Administration fees in residential care (including residential respite care),
  • Advance payments for the months of December 2014 and January 2015; and
  • Service Provider Resolution.

If you have any enquiries, would like to request further clarification or request specific topics be included in this newsletter, please contact

Please refer to the attachments for further information.

Kind regards

Ageing and Aged Care Stream
Department of Social Services

Information for Aged Care Providers - Issue 7