1.1.C.25 Child with a disability or medical condition (CCS)

Definition

For the purpose of the CCSMinRules that prescribe classes of children who can be eligible for CCS or ACCS despite the child not meeting age and/or secondary school eligibility criteria (child aged 13 and under and not attending secondary school), a child meets the disability or medical requirements if:

  • they have been diagnosed with or are undergoing assessment for 1 or more of the conditions listed in Schedule 1 of the CCSMinRules by a medical practitioner (1.1.M.40),
  • they have been diagnosed with or are undergoing assessment for 1 or more of the conditions listed in Schedule 2 of the CCSMinRules by a psychologist who is registered with a board established under a law of a state or territory that registers psychologists in that state or territory, and has qualifications or experience in assessing impairment in children,
  • they have been diagnosed with or are undergoing assessment for a condition referred to in Part 2 of Schedule 3 of the Disability Care Load Assessment (Child) Determination 2010 by a registered medical practitioner,
  • they are an NDIS participant under the National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013, section 28,
  • the Secretary is satisfied the child has, or is being assessed for, a disability for the purposes of CCS.

Act reference: FAAct section 3(3)-'medical practitioner', section 85BA(2) For the purposes of subparagraph (1)(a)(ii), the requirements …, section 85CA(3) For the purposes of subparagraph (2)(b)(ii), the requirements …

CCSMinRules section 8A Purpose of prescribing classes of children in this Division, section 8B Children 13 years or under who are attending secondary school…, section 8C Children who have a prescribed disability or prescribed medical condition, section 8D Conditions in relation to the classes of children prescribed in sections 8B and 8C

Disability Care Load Assessment (Child) Determination 2010

National Disability Insurance Scheme Act 2013

Last reviewed: 2 July 2018