Department of Health

Home-delivered enteral nutrition and total parenteral nutrition: Funding arrangements for Victorian public health services

Funding refers to home enteral nutrition and total parenteral nutrition (TPN) administered in the home environment by the patient or carer without a health care provider present.

Public health services will be funded to actual reported activity levels. The level of activity undertaken in the previous year will be used to estimate the activity level to cashflow funding through the year. Any recall/throughput adjustment is applied at the full rate at the end of each financial year for health services whose activity is below or over target.

Due to the requirement for highly specialised staff and the limited number of patients that require this service, 5 health services provide home TPN services: Austin Health, Melbourne Health, Monash Health, St Vincent’s Health and the Royal Children’s Hospital.


Fact sheets
Date published
05 Sep 2022
6 pages

Reviewed 06 September 2022

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