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 agedcarereformenquiries@dss.gov.au.

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