Eligible medical conditions
You can get the payment for medically required heating or cooling.
You can get the payment for medically required heating or cooling if you experience:
- spinal cord injury at or above the T7 level
- brain injury
- neurodegenerative disorders
- muscular dystrophies
- full thickness burns on more than 20% of your body
- rare sweating disorders including congenital absence or mal-development of sweat glands
- chronic erythrodermas.
Page last updated: 23 October 2019
This information was printed 27 October 2020 from https://www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/individuals/services/centrelink/essential-medical-equipment-payment/who-can-get-it-and-how-much-you-can-get/eligible-medical-conditions. It may not include all of the relevant information on this topic. Please consider any relevant site notices at https://www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/individuals/site-notices when using this material.