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What fees will I have to pay?

There Are Two Kinds Of Fees That Providers May Ask You To Pay: A Basic Daily Fee And An Income-Tested Care Fee.

  • The Basic Daily Fee Is A Fee Set By The Department Of Health That May Be Asked By An Approved Provider. It Is Not Compulsory For Providers To Charge This Amount, But You Must Check If They Do As This Cost Can Be Up To $10 Per Day.
  • An Income-Tested Care Fee Is A Compulsory Fee That Care Recipients Must Pay If Their Income Is Over The Maximum Income For A Full Pensioner.
    This Could Cost Up To $30.86 Per Day.You Could Pay Up To $15.43 Per Day If You: 

    – Are Single Earning Over $27,840.80.

    – Are A Member Of A Couple Living Together Earning Over $21,606.00.

    – Are A Member Of A Couple Living Apart Due To Illness Earning Over $27,320.80.

    You Could Pay Between $15.43 – $30.86 If You:

    – Are Single Earning Over $53,731.60.

    – Are A Member Of A Couple Living Together Earning Over $41,121.60.

    – Are A Member Of A Couple Living Apart Due To Illness Earning Over $53,211.60.

  • Other Providers May Charge Fees For Other Items In Your Service Agreement At Their Discretion, These May Include A Signing Fee Or Entry Fee, Assessment Fees And Exit Fees.
  • Muslim Care Does Not Charge The Basic Daily Fee And Only Applies The Exit Fee If You Have Available Home Care Subsidy (this Amount Will Not Be Billed To You Personally) To Maintain Records For Legal Purposes.

Please Use This Calculator To Estimate Your Fees:
Https://www.myagedcare.gov.au/fee-estimator?fe_type_of_care=home_care