Disability Support Pension information for health professionals

Information for health professionals about Disability Support Pension eligibility and the assessment process.

About

About Disability Support Pension

Financial help for people with a permanent disability or medical condition that stops them from working.

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Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for DSP, your patient must meet both non medical and medical criteria set in law.

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You need to know

If your patient’s claiming DSP

If your patient claims DSP, they or we may need to speak with you about their condition. We may be able to pay you for these consultations.

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If your patient’s having a medical review for DSP

If your patient has a medical review we apply the revised Impairment Tables. We also reassess their work capacity.

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Page last updated: 10 December 2018