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March 2015 Changes to Aged Care Fees

March 2015 Changes to Aged Care Fees

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Every March & September the Government indexes the Age Care fees, on the same date that the Age & DVA Pensions are indexed.

As from 20th March 2015 the new Aged Care Rate of BASIC Daily Care Fee is as follows:

 Maximum Basic Daily Fee  PRE JULY 2014 Residents

- Standard Resident contribution– includes respite residents

up to $47.49 / day

- Protected resident contribution

up to $43.29 / day

- Phased Resident Contribution

up to $47.49 / day

- Non-Standard Resident Contribution

up to $53.91 / day

 

 Maximum Daily Income Tested Fee

up to $75.42 / day

 

 

 Maximum Basic Daily Fee  POST JULY 2014 Residents

- Standard Resident contribution

up to $47.49 / day

 

The New Means Tested Fee has maximum limits that can be charged, these limits have been indexed below

 

 Maximum Means Tested Fee  POST JULY 2014 Residents

- Annual Limit

$25,582.71pa

- Life Time Limit

$61,268.92pa

 

Posted: 08-Apr-2015. Author: Heidi Cridland

 

 
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