Financial Help for Nervous System Injuries in Australia

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How can I get nervous system injuries financial help?

When you’ve been forced to stop working, financial help for nervous system injuries can make a huge difference. The physical changes and other symptoms related to the problems within your nervous system make it tough to hold down a regular job. When you can’t work, things get tough fast. 

Disability Support Pensions and TPD insurance claims from your super policy are the two main types of financial help.

Nervous System Disorders Financial help from a Centrelink DSP

Disability Support Pensions from Centrelink help Australians who can’t work due to illness or injury. Unfortunately, about 70% of all claims are rejected and it can be tough to figure out what your application was missing. The government guidelines are heavy on legal jargon and it can be tough to figure out what to include to make an application successful without experience.

Nervous System Financial help from a TPD insurance claim

Australians with nervous system disorders also qualify for to claim Total and Permanent Disability insurance through their current or past super policies. Insurance companies make it difficult to claim the benefits you are owed.

If you are unsure if you qualify for either or both, it’s worth having a free phone chat with a claim specialist.

Claiming insurance is an easy process with Super Claims Assist. In just four steps, we can start your claim. The best part is, we can help you wherever you are in Australia! Our team is on standby to schedule a quick phone call with you as soon as possible, so we can help you with your insurance claims process.

Suffering from a nervous system injury that impacts your ability to work?

It is important to know about financial help for nervous system pain through insurance claims. 

Having an injury in your nervous system can stop you from working. These difficulties require treatment and medical appointments, resulting in time off work and being too unwell to do your job. It can also impact your quality of life which may require help for your mental health. This load can prevent you from working consistently and finding employment may be hard. 

What are the two main types of financial help available in Australia for permanent disability?

NDIS & Centrelink

Most Australians know that it’s possible to get help through a disability support pension via the NDIS and Centrelink. Most also have heard horror stories about people with Alzheimer’s, Cerebral Palsy, Parkinson’s who’ve had their claims rejected. It can be tricky to gather enough evidence to show that you meet the disability requirements

TPD Insurance Claims

Sadly, not enough Australians were told that part of their compensation while working was the TPD insurance in their superannuation policy. It’s not well advertised but it’s a substantial help if illness/injury forces you out of work. The types of evidence needed to claim super insurance for nervous system injuries are similar to applying for the NDIS. Instead of sending it to the government, it is sent to your super insurance company. Super claims are tough to win on your own, most who try to claim are declined. 

Super Claims Assist has helped Australians navigate the process to claim insurance from all Australian super providers. The process can be long and confusing so it’s good to have a free chat to discuss what it takes to win your claim.

Can I claim TPD insurance if I’m already getting NDIS or Centrelink help?

Yes! If you’re currently getting help through a disability support pension (DSP), you can also get help through a TPD claim. Because the TPD insurance was part of the super policy you earned while working, it doesn’t affect your DSP eligibility at all. Claiming the lump sum tpd payout can help give you a financial cushion which can help you navigate your nervous system condition.

Has your NDIS claim been rejected?

Sometimes people with nervous system injuries get their claims rejected by Centrelink or the NDIS. If this has happened to you, make sure you talk with us today about your options through TPD insurance from your Super Fund. TPD is Total and Permanent Disability insurance which can make a huge difference to your financial freedom. If you are currently receiving NDIS support, you might also be eligible for a lump sum payment from your TPD insurance.

TPD insurance claims can be a long and confusing process, especially when you are already dealing with your health condition.

Don’t wait any longer, reach out to us today for a free phone chat about financial help for your nervous system injury and how we can help you claim it.

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