Health and Ageing - 2011-12 Budget at a Glance

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2011-12 Budget at a Glance

Budget
Forward Estimates
Health and Ageing Measures
2010-11
$m
2011-12
$m
2012-13
$m
2013-14
$m
2014-15
$m
Total
$m
2015-16
$m
Mental Health Reform*
National Mental Health Reform - coordinated care and flexible funding for people with severe and persistent mental illness - -25.4 35.5 69.1 117.6 196.8 146.9
National Mental Health Reform - National Partnership Agreement on Mental Health - 22.3 43.6 44.4 45.1 155.3 46.0
National Mental Health Reform - expansion of Access to Allied Psychological Services - 16.1 31.1 43.7 53.1 144.0 61.9
National Mental Health Reform - Early Psychosis Prevention and Intervention Centre model - further expansion - 2.9 23.0 44.9 70.8 141.6 80.8
National Mental Health Reform - expansion of youth mental health - 13.5 22.5 34.9 61.4 132.3 65.0
National Mental Health Reform - expansion of Support for Day to Day Living in the Community program - 2.4 4.1 4.2 4.4 15.0 4.2
National Mental Health Reform - establishment of a single mental health online portal - 1.9 2.9 3.0 3.3 11.1 3.3
National Mental Health Reform - health and wellbeing checks for three year olds - 1.0 6.7 0.9 1.3 9.9 1.1
National Mental Health Reform - establishment of a National Mental Health Commission - 2.1 2.6 2.4 2.6 9.6 2.5
National Mental Health Reform - research funding - - - - - - -
National Mental Health Reform - leadership in mental health reform - continuation - - - - - - -
National Mental Health Reform - Better Access Initiative - rationalisation of GP mental health services - -50.1 -80.5 -85.4 -90.9 -306.9 -98.9
National Mental Health Reform - Better Access Initiative - rationalisation of allied health treatment sessions - -12.6 -26.5 -34.9 -44.6 -118.7 -55.9
Sub Total
- -26.1 64.8 127.1 224.2 390.0 257.1
*2015-16 costs have been included for Mental Health Reform measures as it is a five year package.
Budget
Forward Estimates
Health and Ageing Measures
2010-11
$m
2011-12
$m
2012-13
$m
2013-14
$m
2014-15
$m
Total
$m
Regional and Rural Health
Health and Hospitals Fund - Regional Priority Round - 110.0 145.0 228.2 265.8 749.0 ^
Rural Health - Medical Specialist Outreach Assistance Program - continuation - - - - - -
Specialist Obstetrician Locum Scheme - continuation of funding - - - - - -
Regional health and aged care - dedicated unit - - - - - -
Sub Total
- 110.0 145.0 228.2 265.8 749.0
Cancer Care
National Bowel Cancer Screening Program - continuation - 32.5 34.5 35.3 36.4 138.7
Cancer Australia - maintaining support for women with gynaecological cancers - 1.2 1.6 1.6 1.6 6.1
Cancer Australia - supporting men with prostate cancer - 1.3 1.3 1.3 - 4.0
Cancer Australia - building cancer expertise in the new Cancer Australia - -0.5 -0.4 0.5 0.4 -
National Cord Blood Collection Network - funding to support Cord Blood Banks for people with leukaemia, lymphoma and other life threatening diseases - -1.5 0.2 0.4 0.4 -0.4
Sub Total
- 33.0 37.3 39.2 38.9 148.4
^The 2011-12 Budget also provides $265.5 million in 2015 16. In addition to the $315.0 million already included in the forward estimates, this brings the Government’s initial investment to $1.3 billion over five years. An additional $475 million for a further Regional Priority Round will be placed in the contingency reserve, bringing the Government’s total investment to $1.8 billion over six years.
Health and Ageing Measures
2010-11
$m
2011-12
$m
2012-13
$m
2013-14
$m
2014-15
$m
Total
$m
Aged Care
Aged Care - Residential aged care viability supplement - continuation and expansion - 16.0 - - - 16.0
Aged care accommodation facility in Hughenden - contribution - 4.4 - - - 4.4
Aged Care - additional community places -2.8 -26.6 -45.2 -55.1 -82.1 -211.7
Healthy and active ageing - Ambassador for the Ageing program - continuation - -0.1 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2 -0.8
Sub Total
-2.8 -6.2 -45.4 -55.3 -82.3 -192.0
Indigenous Health
Bringing Them Home and Expanding Link Up Programs for the Stolen Generations - continuation - 2.5 10.3 11.9 14.4 39.1
Establishing Quality Health Standards in Indigenous Health Services - continuation - -3.0 -2.4 -2.5 -2.8 -10.8
Sub Total
- -0.5 7.9 9.3 11.7 28.3
MBS and PBS
Diagnostic Imaging - reforms - 2.5 7.1 38.8 55.9 104.4
Medicare Benefits Schedule - pathology services - -64.0 -90.5 -109.3 -142.1 -406.0
Medicare Benefits Schedule - new and revised listings 0.1 3.3 5.9 6.6 7.2 23.2
Medicare Benefits Schedule - enhanced management framework - 5.6 5.7 - - 11.4
Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme - new and extensions to listings from 1 February 2011 22.3 56.6 60.8 61.6 60.9 262.2
Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme - extension and amendments to listings from 1 March 2011 0.3 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.9 3.7
Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme - new listings from 1 April 2011 3.4 16.0 18.9 20.1 21.7 80.1
Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme - new listing from 1 May 2011 0.6 4.3 9.4 15.0 19.9 49.2
Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme - new listings from 1 June 2011 0.0 -1.2 -1.4 -1.7 -1.9 -6.2
Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme - new listing from 1 July 2011 - 8.5 10.1 10.1 9.2 37.9
Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme - amendment to the listing of ciprofloxacin for flood affected areas 0.1 - - - - 0.1
Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme - biological disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs - amendments to more cost-effective arrangements - - - - - -
Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme - improving sustainability through enhanced post-market surveillance - 0.2 -1.0 -2.1 -4.0 -6.8
Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme - price increases to currently listed medicines 0.5 1.9 1.8 1.9 1.9 7.9
Life Saving Drugs Program - funding for Soliris® (eculizumab) 9.9 27.4 30.1 32.9 35.6 135.9
Life Saving Drugs Program - revised arrangements for efficient funding of Fabrazyme® 1.0 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 4.2
National Diabetes Services Scheme - removing inconsistencies in access to needles - 0.6 0.7 0.8 0.9 3.1
Sub Total
38.2 63.6 59.3 76.3 66.9 304.3
Dental Health
Dental Health - dental internship year - 14.3 17.2 11.0 10.2 52.6
Dental Health - National Advisory Council - 0.5 - - - 0.5
Sub Total
- 14.7 17.2 11.0 10.2 53.1
Health Protection
Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Program Register - 3.5 3.7 3.8 4.0 15.0
National Medical Stockpile - strengthening management arrangements - 4.3 2.4 - - 6.7
Maintaining seasonal and pandemic influenza surveillance - 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 4.1
Latent tuberculosis testing - continuation - 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.8
National Immunisation Program - listing of Menitorix® 0.1 0.2 - - - 0.3
National Immunisation Program - Prevenar 13® vaccine - catch up program 0.1 29.9 10.5 0.2 - 40.7
National Immunisation Program - addition of Prevenar 13® 0.1 -0.3 -0.8 -0.8 -0.8 -2.5
Sub Total
0.3 39.0 16.9 4.5 4.4 65.1
Health and Ageing Measures
2010-11
$m
2011-12
$m
2012-13
$m
2013-14
$m
2014-15
$m
Total
$m
Hearing Services
Hearing Services Program - improved access to hearing services - 5.3 11.7 14.1 16.7 47.7
Hearing Services Program - better targeted services - 6.4 -21.0 -31.8 -75.9 -122.3
Sub Total
- 11.7 -9.3 -17.8 -59.2 -74.6
Other Measures
Primary Health Care - Medicare Locals and after hours care - 16.7 33.8 -3.2 -2.3 45.1
Primary Care - continuation of incentives to improve access to after-hours care - - - - - -
Primary Care - redirection of the domestic violence referral points project 0.1 -2.6 -3.2 -3.2 -3.3 -12.2
Australian Red Cross Society - additional funding - extension - 5.1 - - - 5.1
Australian National Radiation Dose Register - continuation - - - - - -
Better access initiative for occupational therapists and social workers - continuation - - - - - -
National Health Reform Agreement - change in payment arrangements 80.0 40.0 -120.0 - - -
Coordinated diabetes care - pilot - - - - - -
National Health and Hospitals Network - General practice and primary care - coordinated diabetes care - deferral - - - - - -
Council of Australian Governments Diabetes Grants - rationalisation - - -16.2 -16.5 -16.8 -49.5
Health and Ageing Portfolio - administrative efficiencies - 28.3 -13.5 -29.8 -38.5 -53.5
Sub Total
80.1 87.5 -119.0 -52.7 -60.9 -65.0
OVERALL POSITION
115.8 326.8 174.6 369.8 419.6 1,406.6

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