Aged Care Legislation Amendment (Improved Home Care Payment Administration No. 2) Bill 2020

Revised Explanatory Memorandum

(Circulated by authority of the Minister for Aged Care and Senior Australians, Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck)
This memorandum takes account of amendments made by the House of Representatives to the bill as introduced.
This revised explanatory memorandum responds to concerns raised by the Senate Standing Committee for the Scrutiny of Bills in Scrutiny Digest No. 15 dated 11 November 2020 and in Scrutiny Digest No. 17 dated 2 December 2020

StewartBrown, Home care Funding Analysis (November 2019), p.9.

ACFA's 2019 Annual Report noted that unspent funds accumulate for a variety of reasons including that consumers wish to save a proportion of their budget for future events, misconceptions that money not spent under the package belongs to the consumer, or because the consumer does not require all the funds allocated to them.

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