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Do my clients have to complete the aged care means test assessment form

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A common question posed by advisers is whether clients need to complete the aged care means test assessment form. A related line of questioning then revolves around the benefits and disadvantages of completing or not completing the aged care means test form. One can understand such concerns as the form appears to be lengthy which can be intimidating for someone who is dealing with the social security and aged care system, especially for the first time. Or, it may be the case that a person simply wishes to make a conscious decision to limit exchange of information with a government agency.


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