If you get a means tested income support payment
We already have enough information to complete your assessment if you get a means-tested income support payment.
Your means tested income support payment can come from us or Department of Veterans' Affairs (DVA). Including:
We’ll complete your assessment for you automatically, when you start your Home Care Package. We’ll write to you when we finish your assessment. We’ll let you know how much you need to pay towards your care.
Make sure your income and asset details are up to date so we calculate your costs correctly.
You can update your details either:
Page last updated: 11 July 2019
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