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Pip decision received this week

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Manudxp
Manudxp Community member Posts: 67 Connected
Hi 
Received letter on Monday 14th, yesterday stating I'd received enhanced On both parts of pip.
I then received a second letter on the same day with a pip payment award review form enclosed. 
The award is from August 2021, although I only sent previous review from in the September, the following month. 
So I've had pip enhanced since August 2021 and I only found out yesterday. 
This can't be right, can it?
Should I get back pay?
Should I complete the form with new letter from my specialist nurse or not?

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 56,958 Disability Gamechanger
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    I see from previous threads that this was a review for an existing PIP award. Under normal circumstances if it's a review started by DWP then they don't usually owe any money if your new award is higher than the previous one.

    However, due to the backlogs for reviews some people (not everyone) have received some money owed to them if their new award is higher.

    For the review form that you received in the post, that could be an error. How long is your new award for? because it seems like there could be an error somewhere with the dates on your new award.
    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.
  • Manudxp
    Manudxp Community member Posts: 67 Connected
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    I see from previous threads that this was a review for an existing PIP award. Under normal circumstances if it's a review started by DWP then they don't usually owe any money if your new award is higher than the previous one.

    However, due to the backlogs for reviews some people (not everyone) have received some money owed to them if their new award is higher.

    For the review form that you received in the post, that could be an error. How long is your new award for? because it seems like there could be an error somewhere with the dates on your new award.
    UPDATE UPDATE!!!
    I've received back pay today, just discovered. Sorry for the bother. 
    Thanks 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 56,958 Disability Gamechanger
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    That's good news. What about the review form you received. How long is the award length for your new award?
    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.
  • Manudxp
    Manudxp Community member Posts: 67 Connected
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    That's good news. What about the review form you received. How long is the award length for your new award?
    It runs from August 2021, which I find odd as they only received it in September 21. Current one ends in October. 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 56,958 Disability Gamechanger
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    That's very odd. I'd advise you to ring PIP to ask because with such a short award it could be an error. They did exactly the same with my daughters review a few years ago.
    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.
  • Manudxp
    Manudxp Community member Posts: 67 Connected
    edited March 2023
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    That's very odd. I'd advise you to ring PIP to ask because with such a short award it could be an error. They did exactly the same with my daughters review a few years ago.
    Hi, Thank you for answering.
    May I ask what they advised you when you called them please?
    Also, had I known sooner I could have had a mobility vehicle. Obviously this isn't possible now.
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 56,958 Disability Gamechanger
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    There was an error in the decision letter for my daughter at the time. They totally agreed with me when i pointed it out to them. They they sent me the correct decision letter with the correct dates on them.
    I'd advise you to ring them to point it out to them.

    The reason you received a review form as well is because the computer most likely printed it out at the same time as the decision letter. It doesn't sound right to me at all.

    Before the decision was made on this claim when was your previous award due to end? was it October 2023 by any chance? If so then there's your answer, it's an error.
    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.
  • Manudxp
    Manudxp Community member Posts: 67 Connected
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    That's very odd. I'd advise you to ring PIP to ask because with such a short award it could be an error. They did exactly the same with my daughters review a few years ago.
    I called and discovered, as there was no mention of this At All, that I've been awarded this for 10 years. So happy and I did that all by myself. 
  • Manudxp
    Manudxp Community member Posts: 67 Connected
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    There was an error in the decision letter for my daughter at the time. They totally agreed with me when i pointed it out to them. They they sent me the correct decision letter with the correct dates on them.
    I'd advise you to ring them to point it out to them.

    The reason you received a review form as well is because the computer most likely printed it out at the same time as the decision letter. It doesn't sound right to me at all.

    Before the decision was made on this claim when was your previous award due to end? was it October 2023 by any chance? If so then there's your answer, it's an error.
    Previous claim ended back in 2021 but covid got in the way I think 
  • Manudxp
    Manudxp Community member Posts: 67 Connected
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    All sorted. Esa review next which I'm due to be assessed for this year apparently. 🤞
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 56,958 Disability Gamechanger
    edited March 2023
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    Manudxp said:
    That's very odd. I'd advise you to ring PIP to ask because with such a short award it could be an error. They did exactly the same with my daughters review a few years ago.
    I called and discovered, as there was no mention of this At All, that I've been awarded this for 10 years. So happy and I did that all by myself. 

    That's even better news!! did you ask them to send you another decision letter to confirm the length of the award? and also asked them to cancel the review form that you received?
    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.
  • Manudxp
    Manudxp Community member Posts: 67 Connected
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    Yes three times in fact. I was told to ignore the claim form a couple of times yes.
    Thank you Poppy, you always seem to be there when I need confirmations, help and assistance. Thank you soo much and all that contribute.
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 56,958 Disability Gamechanger
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    That's great! You're very welcome. Always happy to help when i can. Glad you've now put your mind and rest, you can now relax a little more at least. Treat yourself with the money you were owed!
    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.
  • Manudxp
    Manudxp Community member Posts: 67 Connected
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    That's great! You're very welcome. Always happy to help when i can. Glad you've now put your mind and rest, you can now relax a little more at least. Treat yourself with the money you were owed!
    Ow I didn't mess around there I can tell you. It paid for my already booked week away in the sun thanks.

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