Means tested care fees explained - are your clients paying too much? | Accurium

Means tested care fees explained - are your clients paying too much

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When a client enters residential aged care, they are means-tested based on their income and assets to determine their aged care costs. The fees can be complex for aged care clients, and may cause cash flow issues. In this article we explain the daily means-tested care fees and look at strategies for reducing them.


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