Evidence you need
We may ask you for some evidence to prove you’re eligible for an Essential Medical Equipment Payment (EMEP).
You must give us both of the following. Proof:
- of your medical equipment needs from a medical practitioner, this can be a letter from your doctor
- you or the person you care for pays the energy running costs, this can be an electricity or gas bill.
We may also ask you to give us one of the following. Proof that:
- you qualify for help from a state or territory government scheme
- the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, through the Rehabilitation Appliances Program, supplied the medical equipment.
Page last updated: 6 July 2021
This information was printed 7 December 2021 from https://www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/individuals/services/centrelink/essential-medical-equipment-payment/who-can-get-it-and-how-much-you-can-get/evidence-you-need. 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.