We may ask you for some evidence so you can get the payment.
You must give us:
- proof of your medical equipment needs from a medical practitioner
- proof that you or the person you care for pays the energy running costs.
We may ask you to give us evidence to show that:
- you qualify for assistance from a state or territory government scheme
- the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, through the Rehabilitation Appliances Program, supplied the medical equipment.
Page last updated: 23 October 2019
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