Home and Community Support (Payment for Travel Between Clients) Settlement Act 2016

16 Minimum amounts payable for travel before 1 March 2016 funded by ACC

(1)

This section applies to travel between clients by an HCS employee for the purpose of a client visit in which the HCS employee provides services described in paragraph (a)(ii) of the definition of home and community-based support services in section 4.

(2)

The minimum amount payable to an HCS employee is—

(a)

for travel that is not exceptional travel, $1.89 for each client visit; and

(b)

for exceptional travel, the amount calculated in accordance with section 18.

(3)

For the purposes of subsection (2), the maximum travel distance is 20 kilometres.