Accessing superannuation funds is an alternative way to pay for weight loss surgery including lap band surgery.
Generally you cannot access your superannuation until you are at least 55 years old. However you can apply for an early release of your superannuation under two circumstances:
- Severe Financial hardship
- Specified Compassionate Grounds
The second one is the one you should explore. This is where you can apply for the release of funds to improve your health and well being through weight loss surgery, including lap band surgery.
Our clinic, Central Coast Weight Loss and Minimally Invasive Surgery, can assist by providing all the supporting documents you may need to get a compassionate grounds early release of your superannuation.
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