False ACFI claims could lead to fines

| 15 Feb 2016

The Department of Health has told a Senate estimates hearing that fines of up to $10,800 could be issued to aged care providers making false ACFI claims, but only as a last resort. The department plans to focus more of its compliance activities around high-risk providers, and less time performing broader audits.

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Sophia Bolden is the Communications Coordinator 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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