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9.13.1 Eligibility for Streamlined Access to Incapacity Payments

Last amended 
18 October 2018

To be eligible for the additional assistance the client must:

  • have an accepted mental health condition under the MRCA or DRCA which is contributing to their incapacity for work;
  • be experiencing one or more of the flags at 9.13.3 that indicate that they may be vulnerable in an employment setting;
  • be in receipt of incapacity payments; and,
  • be on a rehabilitation program with the eventual goal of returning to work.

Once approved, Streamlined Access to Incapacity Payments is valid for one year from the date the client commences employment.