The informaon provided in this document is general advice only and has been prepared without taking account of your personal objecves, nancial situaon or needs. Before acng on any such
general advice, you should consider the appropriateness of the advice, having regard to your own objecves, nancial situaon and needs. You may wish to consult a licensed nancial advisor.
You should obtain a copy of the PSS Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) and consider its contents before making any decision regarding your super.
Commonwealth Superannuaon Corporaon (CSC) ABN: 48 882 817 243 AFSL: 238069 RSEL: L0001397
Trustee of the Public Sector Superannuaon Scheme (PSS) ABN: 74 172 177 893 RSE: R1004595
Important information about this form
Instructions for employers
You must give a Confidential Medical and Personal Statement (CMAPS) form to every employee
who is re-entering the Public Service Superannuation Scheme (PSS), and on every occasion they’re
re-employed under a new AGS number. You must ensure that the new AGS number is included on
the CMAPS form.
A note must be attached to their personal file stating that they’ve been given a CMAPS form and the
date it was provided. You must inform them that they’re obliged to complete and return this form to
us within 14 days, otherwise they will automatically become a Limited Benefits Member (LBM).
Information for members
As a new employee re-entering PSS you must complete this CMAPS form and return it to us within
14 days from your commencement date. Your answers on this form will be assessed against the
Superannuation Entry Medical Standard (SEMS) to determine whether your health will allow you to
complete your first three years of membership without taking excessive sick leave. If your health is
not sufficiently sound you will be classified as a LBM.
LBM status means you won’t be eligible to apply for pre-assessment payments or partial invalidity
pension. Any death or invalidity benefits payable within the first three years of membership would
be reduced on medical grounds. For more information about your LBM status you should read the
PSS Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) available online at csc.gov.au
If you don’t complete and return this form within 14 days you will automatically be classified as
a LBM. You’ll remain a LBM until your completed CMAPS form is returned and your medical
If you’ve been classified as a LBM for medical reasons you’ll be notified at your private address
and be provided with reasons and appeal provisions. If you’ve automatically been classified as a
LBM, you’ll also be notified and given another opportunity to fulfil your obligation to complete a
If it’s discovered that you’ve failed to fully and honestly disclose, or gave incorrect or misleading
information, under non-disclosure provisions contained within the Superannuation Act 1990 you
may be made a LBM at the time of your claim. Any death or invalidity benefits payable within the
first three years of membership would receive reduced benefits.
This CMAPS form is not connected with any other medical assessment your employer may require
for employment purposes. It’s relevant only to your medical status within PSS.
Condenal Medical and
Personal Statement (CMAPS)
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