Aged Care Reforms – Giving Consumers Choice

Tuesday 7th March 2017 | Posted by Harmony Admin | Category: News

The first stage of the Increasing Choice in Home Care measure was implemented on 27 February 2017. From 27 February 2017, all home care packages have been provided to individual consumers rather than the previous method where home care packages were awarded to approved providers under an allocation process. This change now gives consumers the ability to choose their provider and to direct the Government subsidy to that provider.  This means that consumers can change…