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Kathy Eagar

ORCID:
0000-0001-5802-8995
Report

Technical mapping between ACFI and AN-ACC

The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety is undertaking statistical analysis to assist its understanding of how much residential aged care services should cost at different levels of quality, the implications for funding and the scope for providers to improve their efficiency. This...
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How Australian residential aged care staffing levels compare with international and national benchmarks

The Centre for Health Service Development, at the University of Wollongong, was commissioned by the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety to undertake this analysis of international and national staffing profiles for residential aged care services, in order to better understand how staffing...
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Alternative aged care assessment, classification system and funding models: final report

This is the final report of a project undertaken by the Australian Health Services Research Institute (AHSRI), and commissioned by the Australian Government Department of Health (DoH), to develop options and recommendations for future funding models to be adopted for the residential aged care in...
Briefing paper

Implications of the National Disability Insurance Scheme for health service delivery

Executive summary The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is not a health scheme. The NDIS funds disability support and a range of related services designed to maximise the independence of a person with a disability. Health care is a specific exclusion. The NDIS is organisationally...
Briefing paper

Is it possible to incorporate quality into hospital pricing systems?

Australia has recently implemented an activity - based funding system for public hospitals. Policymakers and providers are keen to ensure that the price paid for health care services stimulates improvements in quality and safety , but some remain scept ical that this can be achieved...