The personal rate of payment is based on the assessment of your restriction on capacity for work and whether you were in receipt of Illness Benefit or Invalidity Pension. Payment is based on your medical assessment.
Example based on the maximum personal rate for Illness Benefit & Invalidity Pension (February 2012 Rates)
||Previously in receipt of Illness Benefit at the maximum personal rate €188.00
||Previously in receipt of Invalidity Pension at the maximum personal rate (& under 65) of €193.50