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September 2014 Changes to Aged Care Fees

September 2014 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 September 2014 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 $47.15 / day

- Protected resident contribution

up to $42.99 / day

- Phased Resident Contribution

up to $47.15 / day

- Non-Standard Resident Contribution

up to $53.33 / day

 

 Maximum Daily Income Tested Fee

up to $74.89 / day

 

 

 Maximum Basic Daily Fee  POST JULY 2014 Residents

- Standard Resident contribution

up to $47.15 / 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

$25,349pa

- Life Time Limit

$60,838

 

Posted: 03-Nov-2014. Author: James Parnwell

 

 
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