Consultation Paper – Additional Service Fees in Residential Aged Care

Catholic Health Australia has provided a submission in response to the Department of Health’s consultation paper concerning the regulation of fees for additional services in residential aged care. The proposed changes to the current regulations concern price disclosure provisions; restrictions on low means residents agreeing to fees for additional services; time limits on additional service fee agreements; and review provisions concerning ‘capacity to benefit’ from additional services.

Catholic Health Australia’s submission can be accessed here.

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