Lifetime Support Scheme Rules (LSS Rules)

The Lifetime Support Scheme Rules are the LSS Rules made under section 56 of the Motor Vehicle Accidents (Lifetime Support Scheme) Act 2013.

LSS Rules 2018


Contents

Part 1 – Preliminary

1. Background
2. Scheme principles
3. Definitions
4. Use of ‘motor vehicle’ in the rules
5. Interaction with other legislative requirements
6. Extension of time
7. Suspension of participation
8. Use of interpreters in all interactions with participants
9. Sending documents to the LSA
10. Documentation and other supporting material
11. Medical documentation
12. LSA may conduct provider audits
13. Legal representation for disputes
14. Participant/applicant access to documents — disputes
15. Corrections of obvious errors in determinations/ certificates
16. Privacy and confidentiality/release of information
17. Commencement date


Part 2 – Eligibility for participation in the Scheme

Part 3 – Rules for disputes about eligibility for participation

Part 4 – Necessary and reasonable treatment, care and support decision making in the Scheme

Part 5 – Treatment, care and support needs assessments

Part 6 – Treatment and rehabilitation

Part 7 – Support, attendant care and domestic services

Part 8 – Approved providers of attendant care services

Part 9 – Equipment

Part 10 – Home modifications and accommodation

Part 11 – Motor vehicle modifications

Part 12 – Artificial limb services

Part 13 – Education support services

Part 14 – Vocational support services

Part 15 – Temporary overseas travel and participants living overseas

Part 16 – Self-directed support

Part 17 – Buying into the Scheme

Part 18 – Rules for review of participant’s treatment, care and support needs

Part 19 – Ambulance transportation

Part 20 – Dental treatment

Part 21 – Medical treatment including pharmaceuticals

Part 22 – workplace and education facility modifications

Page last updated: 20 October 2020