Reading and writing assistance increases the chance of getting a Disability Support Pension July 16, 2019 5.42am AEST

The Disability Support Pension is important in the lives of the Australians who receive it. Yet a huge proportion of claims for it are rejected. The largest non-medical reason given for rejection is failure to supply the requested information, accounting for one in eight rejections which means that people are being rejected due to an inability to complete the form which is 33 pages long.

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Topics:
Research and Development

Author:
Nary Hong

Source:
The Conversation

Date published:
Tue 16th Jul, 2019