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Help understanding LCWRA payment and backpack.

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sabrina82
sabrina82 Community member Posts: 1 Listener
edited February 2023 in Universal Credit (UC)
Hi there. I need some help understanding my LCWRA and if i am entitled to any backpay. I started off sick and providing fit notes from March 2022, applied for LCWRA in August 2022. Had the assessment done in January 2023 and had it approved in Feb 2023. I have had constant fit notes since March 2022. How do I work out if I am due any back payments and if I am entitled to any. I am getting conflicting advice. Can anyone please help clarify this for me.

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,018 Disability Gamechanger
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    There’s a full 3 month assessment period waiting time. The extra money is paid from the 4th month after you reported your health condition/sent your first fit note. 
    It will be from either July or Aug 2022. Depending on the exact date you sent your first fit note and what date you usually receive your money each month. 
    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.
  • Cher_Alumni
    Cher_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 5,740 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @sabrina82 and a warm welcome to our online community, how are you today?

    I hope poppy's words have made the process easier for you to understand, are you clearer now?

    Just to let you know, I've moved your thread to our Universal Credit (UC) category to help make it more visible to others.

    Wishing you all the best. Take care.
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