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1.1.M.90 Medical condition (DSP, JSP, CP, CA, partial capacity to work)


For the purposes of DSP, JSP, CP, CA and determining partial capacity to work, a medical condition is the abnormal functioning of an organ or body system. A medical condition does not necessarily result in a change in functional capacity (1.1.F.270).

Policy reference: SS Guide 3.6.1 DSP - qualification & payability, 3.6.4 CP - qualification & payability, 3.6.7 CA - qualification & payability, 1.1.P.65 Partial capacity to work (JSP, YA (job seeker), PP & SpB (NVH))

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