In the 2016–17 Budget it was outlined there will be changes to residential care funding arrangements. The changes will be implemented in two stages.
Part A – Changes effective from 1 July 2016
– Half indexation of CHC domain in 2016–17
– Changes to certain scores in the CHC scoring matrix from 1 July 2016 to 31 December 2016 – for new appraisals or reappraisals of existing residents
Part B – Changes effective from 1 January 2017
– New redesigned CHC scoring matrix from 1 January 2017.
– Changes to scores and eligibility requirements for certain Complex Health Care procedures in Question 12 of ACFI