Budget Savings Bill introduces changes for aged care providers

| 20 Sep 2016

The government has passed the Budget Savings (Omnibus) Bill 2016, which would see up to 60 penalty units applied if an aged care provider is proven to have provided false, misleading or inaccurate information more than once in a two-year period. The Budget Savings Bill also introduced the requirement for providers to re-appraise a care recipient if the Secretary suspects on reasonable grounds that their care needs have decreased significantly.

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Sophia Bolden

Communications Manager

Sophia Bolden is the Communications Manager at Telstra Health - ADCC (formerly iCareHealth). With a background in the disability and aged care sector, she brings an understanding and passion for aged care. Sophia recognises the importance of social media and online communication in relating technology and aged care news in the most effective way possible.

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