New Reclassification triggers & (finally) information on Compounding Factors available

This week, we have two new pieces of key information become available in the lead up to the implementation of the AN-ACC funding tool.

  • Additional Reclassification Triggers
  • Information on what is considered a Compounding Factor

 

The Classification Principles 2014 (https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/F2022C00746) were updated to include the following information:

Additional Reclassification Triggers

New Reclassification triggers for Permanent Residents have been added, significantly now comprising of the below for Permanent Residents:

“For the purposes of a reclassification of a care recipient for non-respite care, the care needs of the care recipient are taken to have changed significantly if, since the day the existing classification of the care recipient took effect:

a) there has been a change in the care recipient’s cognitive ability, compounding factors, function, mobility or pressure sore risk; or”

This can be found in the Classification Principles 2014 under Part 14—Reclassification of care recipients, section 43.

Classification Principles 2014, Part 14—Reclassification of care recipients https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/F2022C00746
Compounding Factors

The Classification Principles 2014 also shares information on what is considered to be a Compounding Factor.

This can be found in the Classification Principles 2014 under Part 1—Preliminary section 4A Meaning of compounding factors.

Classification Principles 2014 under Part 1 — Preliminary section 4A Meaning of compounding factors https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/F2022C00746
Mathew Brincat

Mathew Brincat

General Manager - Clinical & Quality

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