House debates

Thursday, 20 September 2018

Questions without Notice

Aged Care

2:43 pm

Photo of Ken WyattKen Wyatt (Hasluck, Liberal Party, Minister for Indigenous Health) Share this | Hansard source

I thank the shadow minister and member for Franklin for her question. There's record funding of $19.8 billion this year, $6.5 billion more than Labor provided in its last full financial year. The funding for ACFI expenditure continued to increase against claims across all three domains. Funding of subsidies and supplements per person per year in residential aged care is $66,000 in 2017-18 compared to $53,000 in 2012-13, with payments increasing every year under this government. Complex healthcare payments per person per year are up from 2015-16 before MYEFO and the budget with the 2016 changes. On average $19,100 was paid per person in 2017-18 compared to $18,900 in 2015-16. In 2015-16, the figure was $18,900. In 2016-17 it went to $19,500, and at the moment—


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