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Residential care amount
Formerly known as the nursing home amount and can be determined in three ways. It is the amount that:
(i) is determined as the resident contribution under the Health Insurance Act 1973 applying to nursing home type patients residing in a hospital;
(ii) is the equivalent of the maximum daily amount of fees worked out in the Aged Care Act 1997 for a person receiving a high (nursing home) level of residential aged care; or
(iii)is the equivalent to the standard resident contribution worked out in the Aged Care Act 1997 in relation to ex-prisoners of war receiving high (nursing home) level residential aged care.Standard
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