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2nd PIP telephone assessment

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davepsnr
davepsnr Community member Posts: 28 Listener
After going through the required steps, I was awarded an amount of PIP. I challenged it however was told I have to submit a new appeal for any changes to be took into account.  I did this, with required evidence etc. I now get a letter saying I am having another telephone assessment??  Is this normal??

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,110 Disability Gamechanger
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    In a previous thread you said you reported changes to your health condition. See thread https://forum.scope.org.uk/discussion/100533/anyone-have-any-advice-or-experience#latest
    This assessment will be because of the changes you reported, it’s perfectly normal. 
    In a previous thread back in October last year you asked for advice regarding a MR, did you continue with that? If so what was the decision? 
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • calcotti
    calcotti Community member Posts: 10,010 Disability Gamechanger
    edited February 2023
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    If you reported a deterioration of your health, which it what you appear to have done, then you will have a complete reassessment to review your whole award.

    If you challenged the decision by submitting a Mandatory Reconsideration of the decision then you would have a reassessment but they would not be able to take into account into any changes in your health since the original decision.
    Information I post is for England unless otherwise stated. Rules may be different in other parts of UK.
  • davepsnr
    davepsnr Community member Posts: 28 Listener
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    Hi Poppy, yes, I remember my posts. I di the MR but was advised by PIP I had to do a new appeal to include any changes in health as they couldnt do that in a MR? I reported changes in my health and again was advised they would only look at it on a new appeal not my current one or a MR??
  • calcotti
    calcotti Community member Posts: 10,010 Disability Gamechanger
    edited February 2023
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    davepsnr said:
    Hi Poppy, yes, I remember my posts. I di the MR but was advised by PIP I had to do a new appeal to include any changes in health as they couldnt do that in a MR? I reported changes in my health and again was advised they would only look at it on a new appeal not my current one or a MR??
    They cannot take into account changes in your health that occurred after the original decision for an MR or appeal on that decision.
    Information I post is for England unless otherwise stated. Rules may be different in other parts of UK.
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,110 Disability Gamechanger
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    davepsnr said:
    I di the MR but was advised by PIP I had to do a new appeal to include any changes in health 
    It’s got nothing to do with a new appeal. You reported changes which now needs another assessment. 
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
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