Attendant care fees

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Effective 1 July 2019

Attendant  Care

For Attendant Care services provided on or after 1 July 2019
Service Description TAC Item Number Maximum
Payment
Rate
Weekday Attendant Care (per hour)
including Personal Care, Community Access Support, Therapy Support, Post Acute Care and Carer Training
AT0020 $46.64
Weekend Attendant Care (per hour)
including Personal Care, Community Access Support, Therapy Support, Post Acute Care and Carer Training
AT0020 $61.92
Inactive overnight Support (8 hour shift inclusive of one hour active) † AT0025 $132.33
Program Establishment †† AT0005 $1,265.08
Approved Travel Costs (per km) AT0010 $0.76
Daily Support: Standard AT0020 $542.52
Daily Support: Complex AT0020 $703.02

Attendant  Care

For Attendant Care services provided between 2 July 2018 and 30 June 2019
Service Description TAC Item Number Maximum
Payment
Rate
Weekday Attendant Care (per hour)
including Personal Care, Community Access Support, Therapy Support, Post Acute Care and Carer Training
AT0020 $44.86
Weekend Attendant Care (per hour)
including Personal Care, Community Access Support, Therapy Support, Post Acute Care and Carer Training
AT0020 $59.54
Inactive overnight Support (8 hour shift inclusive of one hour active) † AT0025 $127.30
Program Establishment †† AT0005 $1,217.01
Approved Travel Costs (per km) AT0010 $0.76
Daily Support: Standard AT0020 $521.90
Daily Support: Complex AT0020 $676.31

For inactive overnight support where more than one hour and up to four hours of active care are provided, the additional hours are to be billed at the attendant care hourly rate (AT0020).

For example, where three hours of active care are provided, bill for AT0025 as well as 2 x AT0020.

If more than four hours of active care are provided, active overnight support is to be billed, at eight times the attendant care hourly rate, i.e: 8 x AT0020

†† Program Establishment Fee may be approved to the Service Provider when providing the TAC Client with 4 hours or more of Services per Billing Period, for a period of more than three consecutive months and is to assist with; Recruitment of new Personnel, Development of a Care Plan and Training Plan, as well as Compliance with OHS site audit requirements. This is a one off payment for the Service Provider to ensure the establishment of a quality care program on behalf of the TAC Client.