We’ve developed a Disability Support Pension (DSP) pre-claim guide

24 February 2020

You can direct your patients to the online guide if they’re thinking about applying for DSP.

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The DSP pre-claim guide can help your patients understand the rules for DSP and decide whether to make a claim.

It includes information about:

The guide is not a claim for DSP. It won’t tell your patient if they’ll get DSP.

The guide directs them to read more information on DSP, based on their situation.

If they don’t meet the eligibility rules for DSP, it will direct them to information about other payments .

To use it, your patient can follow these steps:

  1. Go to the DSP pre-claim guide.
  2. Read and answer the questions.
  3. Read the outcome advice.

Next steps

Read the updated DSP information for Health Professionals on our website.

Read more about how we assess your patient’s impairment using the Impairment Tables. These tables are part of social security law for DSP and are available on the Department of Social Services website.

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Page last updated: 24 February 2020