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  • Department of Health and Human Services Policy and Funding Guidelines 2016-17

    The VHA summary of key funding policy changes for Victorian public hospitals.

    08 July 2016
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  • 2016-17 Commonwealth Budget Submission

    The VHA's submission to the 2016-17 Commonwealth budget provides recommendations to support and drive public healthcare.

    05 February 2016
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  • Health 2040 submission

    The VHA has submitted a response to the Victorian Government's Health 2040 discussion paper, which sought feedback to shape the future of Victoria's health sector.

    30 October 2015
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  • NSQHS Standards: Version 2

    The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare recently released a draft Version 2 of the National Safety and Quality for Healthcare Service Standards. VHA submitted a response to the consultation paper on 30 October 2015.

    30 October 2015
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  • Increasing Choice in Home Care Stage 1

    This submission responds to the Increasing Choice in Home Care Stage 1 Discussion Paper released by the Department of Social Services in October 2015.

    This discussion paper focuses on the allocation of Home Care Packages directly to consumers by My Aged Care scheduled to commence in February 2017.

    29 October 2015
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  • Aged Care Short-Term Restorative Care Programme

    This submission responds to the New Aged Care Short-Term Restorative Care Programme Policy Consultation Paper released by the Department of Social Services in September 2015.

    19 October 2015
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  • Issues Affecting the Financial Performance of Rural and Remote Aged Care Providers

    This submission into the Aged Care Financing Authority's (ACFA) review outlines the high level issues facing aged care providers in rural areas. Its focus is on public sector providers in Victoria, and in particular small rural health services and multi-purpose services.

    01 October 2015
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  • VHA submission to the Primary Health Care Advisory Group's consultation
    09 September 2015
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  • Commonwealth Home Support Discussion Paper
    30 June 2014
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  • Changes to Commonwealth Home Support Program
    28 May 2014
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  • National Framework for Action on Dementia
    15 May 2013
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  • Revised Victorian HACC Program Manual
    22 November 2012
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  • Advance Care Planning
    13 September 2012
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