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The Australian National Aged Care Classification (AN-ACC)

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On 1 October 2022, a new funding model - the Australian National Aged Care Classification - will replace the Aged Care Funding Instrument. The AN-ACC will assess the degree of care required by each aged care resident and based on this assessment, allocate funding to to the resident's provider.

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On 1 October 2022, a new funding model - the Australian National Aged Care Classification (AN-ACC) - will replace the Aged Care Funding Instrument (ACFI). This new funding instrument will be introduced as part of the Budget 2021-22 Aged Care Reforms. The AN-ACC, like the ACFI, will assess the degree of care required by each aged care resident and based on this assessment, allocate funding to the facility that is providing their care.

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Annette richards
16 Dec 2021
Provided a clear and concise guide to residential aged care funding.
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Melissa Oneill
10 Jan 2022
Very good read and easy to understand
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Ellie Tuttle
01 Jan 2022
Clear to understand
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Milica Naumovski
08 Jan 2022
Very informative and educational
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Diana Iles
29 Nov 2021
Very informative
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Angela Matthews
09 Mar 2022
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very informative
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SARAH WILLIAMS
05 Dec 2021
A good source.
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Jenny Ellis
01 Dec 2021
Useful to start becoming familiar with funding model before implementation of same
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Desma Cleaver
25 Nov 2021
I found this to be very informative and was written in such a way that was very easy to read and understand why we do what we do to achieve funding.
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Robyn Brady
03 Apr 2022
Clear and concise overview in light of Dept of Health still to release further details on AN-ACC in preparation for 1 October 2022.
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