Providers now have access to their AN-ACC shadow assessments

16.04.2022
Aged care providers need to be looking closely at their workforce productivity, IT systems and data governance now if they want to come out on top with the commencement of AN-ACC. (This article is behind a pay wall).

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Providers still waiting on key funding
detail

1.04.2022
The Budget has delivered providers an important piece in the puzzle in better understanding funding under the new model, but questions remain about whether it’s enough to meet incoming minimum staffing requirements.

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Providers desperate for detail on new funding regime

8.03.2022
A report from aged care consultants Mirus Australia released last week and a forum it hosted showed most providers are yet to prepare for the new funding model, largely because of a lack of information on top of the intense response required to COVID and workforce issues.

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CEOs from east to west join Mirus for
AN-ACC webinar

3.03.2022
Mirus Australia has held a webinar to discuss the results of its AN-ACC survey, with several industry CEOs participating. The survey’s findings reveal that 70% of CEOs have done “little or nothing” to prepare for
AN-ACC, which replaces ACFI on 1 October.

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Providers unprepared for new funding tool: survey

24.02.2022
Aged care providers are ill-prepared for the incoming funding tool and pessimistic about maintaining current funding levels and the readiness of information systems, according to an industry report released today by Mirus Australia.

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70% of CEOs not prepared for AN-ACC: survey

24.02.2022
The industry needs to do more to prepare for the implementation of the Australian National Aged Care Classification (AN-ACC) on 1 October, a study has warned. The survey by Mirus Australia found that 70% of CEOs have done “little or nothing” to get ready for AN-ACC.

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70% of CEO’s say their organisation has not started preparing for AN-ACC

24.02.2022
Mirus Australia has today released the report ‘A new era in aged care funding’ AN-ACC CEO Survey, highlighting the sentiments and readiness of aged care leaders towards the implementation of the AN-ACC funding tool that will replace ACFI from 1 October 2022.

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Attention aged care providers: new Medicare web services start in just six weeks

27.01.2022
Aged care operators have until 13 March to prepare for system changes. From this date, providers will require web services ready software to access Services Australia’s systems, including its aged care web services which are used to submit aged care claims and data to Medicare.

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The 3 key attributes of the ACFI coordinator in an AN-ACC world

09.12.2021
“How will AN-ACC change my current ACFI resources?” is a question that clients ask us regularly. To help answer that, CEO Andrew Farmer wrote an opinion piece outlining what we believe are the three key attributes for an ACFI coordinator in an AN-ACC world.

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How are Australia’s emerging tech companies funding their growth?

16.11.2021
Australian business leaders are realising their success won’t just be enhanced by their digital investment, it’ll be defined by it. Macquarie Business Banking are utilising innovative funding to support tech companies throughout the lifecycle of their business.

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Providers will need to invest in training existing staff and “contingent workforces”

11.11.2021
Aged care providers will need to prioritise education and training to support the new funding model, star ratings and increased regulation, thereby creating “contingent workforces” to deal with the increased demand for workers.

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MAAP – New interactive tool helps providers plan for AN-ACC

28.09.2021
Mirus Australia has launched an interactive diagnostic tool to support aged care services transition to the residential aged care sector’s new funding model. The Mirus ACFI to AN-ACC Pathway (MAAP) tool provides a step-by-step framework to help aged care services plan for AN-ACC.

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MAAP – The new interactive tool to help prepare for AN-ACC

23.09.2021
The Aged Care Funding Instrument (ACFI), the primary funding mechanism for Aged Care, will transition to the new Australian National Aged Care Classification (AN-ACC) funding model on 1 October 2022. Mirus Australia is releasing a new interactive tool to give providers a step-by-step framework to begin planning.

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The Future of Work – a single platform solution

01.08.2021
Four organisations have teamed up to solve the aged care industry’s key workforce challenges. Access to talent, effective management of workforce processes, skills development, retention and compliance and governance requirements are among the workforce challenges aged care providers must overcome daily.

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A blueprint for aged care – a standard operating model

26.07.2021
The industry needs a common approach to our systems and processes to help drive higher performance and a consistent outcome across different providers. Under a single regulatory framework, there are many ways a provider goes about managing its people, systems and processes. As an outcome, we see variable results.

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Aged care operators get help to manage AN-ACC funding model from Mirus Australia

10.06.2021
Mirus Australia has launched a free online AN-ACC calculator to help aged care providers manage the transition to the new funding tool, the Australian National Aged Care Classification (AN-ACC). The AN-ACC funding tool will replace the current ACFI system and is scheduled be live from October 2022.

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Free tool to calculate funding entitlements under AN-ACC

07.06.2021
Aged care consultancy Mirus Australia has launched an online calculator to help providers understand the new casemix funding model for residential aged care and differences in entitlements to the current tool. AN-ACC is in use for sector-wide shadow assessments and will replace ACFI from October 2022

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Get a head-start on managing AN-ACC: new calculator released

7.06.2021
Aged care advisory Mirus Australia has launched a free online AN-ACC calculator, a first step in helping aged care providers manage the transition in funding models from ACFI to AN-ACC. The AN-ACC funding tool will replace the current ACFI system and is scheduled to go live from October 2022.

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