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1.1.T.160 Treating doctor (DSP, SA)


For the purposes of DSP and SA, a treating doctor is a medical practitioner (section 23(1)-'medical practitioner') who has or has had the responsibility for the treatment of a person's condition.


A medical practitioner is a person registered and licensed as a medical practitioner under a state or territory law that provides for the registration or licensing of medical practitioners.


Act reference: SSAct section 23(1)-'medical practitioner'

Policy reference: SS Guide Medical & Other Evidence for DSP, Assessment of SA


Last reviewed: 9 February 2012


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