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Home care management fees falling

Recent survey to Approved Providers of home care package services are showing the administration costs are falling as a percentage of the home care package income. The results are strongly reflecting new home care operators coming in with significant lower management fees, and in some cases no fees. The survey run by Capital Guardians had [...]

By | 2018-12-06T03:31:00+00:00 December 6th, 2018|Homecare|0 Comments

ATO Finalises home care ruling

After a couple of years of consultations, the ATO has finalised their position regarding GST and homecare packages. Except from cancelling some private rulings and now clarifying some grey areas, inconsistently managed by different operations, there is not much change from what is already the main practice: The invoices of an Approved Provider are generally [...]

By | 2018-11-10T03:16:52+00:00 November 10th, 2018|Homecare|0 Comments

Pushing The Limits of Self-Management

Home care package self management: The Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) and Home Care Packages Program (HCPP) primary purposes  are to allow elderly Australians supported by Federal Government funds to stay safely in their own homes for longer. CHCP is composed of targeted services to individuals from organisations funded by the Government. Whereas, HCPP was [...]

By | 2018-09-20T15:16:06+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Homecare|0 Comments

CDC Home Care Packages: What do we know 12 months on?

Home care package funding recipients (consumers) were set free on the 27th February 2017 to choose their own approved provider (Provider).  Twelve months on quite a lot has happened following the introduction of consumer directed care home care packages, although not a full-blown revolution, more of a ‘movement’, there are strong indicators of what [...]

By | 2018-09-20T15:16:07+00:00 April 5th, 2018|Homecare|0 Comments

10 Point Checklist for CDC Success

Below we give our 10 Point Checklist for CDC (consumer directed care) success for home care providers and case managers: 1.      Medicare claims accountability, transparent and sitting with correct organisational role All home care operators have a Medicare subsidy claim process in place, however, a significant number do not have Medicare funds coming [...]

By | 2018-09-20T15:16:07+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Homecare|0 Comments
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