Information for health professionals about Disability Support Pension eligibility and the assessment process.
About Disability Support Pension
Financial help for people with a permanent disability or medical condition that stops them from working.
To be eligible for DSP, your patient must meet both non medical and medical criteria set in law.
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.
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.