Fairer Means-Testing For Aged Care Will Deliver A Better Service For All Australians, Says Catholic Health Australia

Older Australians who can afford it should be paying more for their aged care, says peak body Catholic Health Australia (CHA).

CHA says means testing could help fix the aged care funding crisis and provide urgently needed funds.

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Half Care Homes in NSW Operating at a Loss. Catholic Health Australia Warns of Closures

The peak body for not-for-profit aged care says the Morrison Government must provide urgent funding to help NSW’s care sector, which has reached crisis point and has the second highest number of homes facing closure across the nation.

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Aged Care Funding Injection A Promising Start, Says Peak Body Catholic Health Australia

Australia’s largest grouping of not-for-profit of aged care services has welcomed a $50 million government grant to help homes experiencing financial hardship.

The new Business Improvement Fund (BIF) will be available to the most under-threat aged care homes, allowing them to restructure or upgrade their operations.

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The sick and the elderly will be the hardest hit by ill-advised reforms to Australia’s private health insurance industry, says peak body Catholic Health Australia

Private health insurance does need reform but ditching the community rating system will send premiums soaring for older Australians, says Catholic Health Australia (CHA), the largest grouping of not-for-profit health and aged care services in Australia.

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Government’s piecemeal approach fails to address systemic problem of older Australians on home care package wait list

Australia's largest provider of residential aged care says the Federal Government's piecemeal approach to home care packages fails to address the full extent of a very real problem highlighted by the Royal Commission as a high priority.

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Grattan Institute's Proposals Will Lead to Soaring Private Health Insurance Costs For Older People

Catholic Health Australia, the peak body representing Australian Catholic non-profit hospitals, has today warned the recommendations of a new Grattan Institute report risks driving up premiums for older Australians by removing community ratings for those under the age of 55.

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Grattan Institute recommendations would compromise health care quality for millions

Catholic Health Australia, the peak body representing Australian Catholic non-profit hospitals, has today warned the recommendations of a new Grattan Institute report into 'saving private health' would negatively affect the care of millions of Australian patients.

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Aged care funding boost a welcome start: CHA

The Federal Government’s funding announcement of $537 million for the aged care sector is a welcome start to addressing the issues raised by the royal commission, says Catholic Health Australia (CHA).

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CHA Submission to ACFA Consultation Paper – HCP payments in arrears

On the 2 October 2019, the Minister for Aged Care and Senior Australians, Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck, asked the Aged Care Financing Authority (ACFA) to examine the potential financial impact on home care providers of the Australian Government’s 2019-20 Budget measure to improve the way home care providers are paid Government subsidy and provide advice to him by 13 December 2019.

Catholic Health Australia welcomes Fed Govt’s announcement of $90m for Indigenous health

Catholic Health Australia has today welcomed Minister for Health Greg Hunt's announcement of an additional $90 million for the Indigenous Australians' Health Programme.

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