Note 4. Government Payment for Outputs

Government Payment for Outputs is revenue received from the ACT Government to fund the costs of delivering outputs. The ACT Government pays Government Payment for Outputs appropriation on a fortnightly basis.

 

  2013
$’000
2012
$’000
Revenue from the ACT Government    
Government Payment for Outputsa 364,256 904,281
Total Government Payment for Outputs 364,256 904,281

 

a. The decrease in Government Payment for Outputs was due to the commencement of a new funding arrangement under the National Health Reform Agreement. Under the new arrangement the Directorate no longer receives Government Payment for Outputs for most public hospital services. Government Payment for Outputs for public hospital services are provided to the ACT Local Hospital Network Directorate.