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My PIP journey- 1st time claim & Mandatory Reconsideration Time Line

Dandy1923 Community member Posts: 50 Connected
Timeline for my P.I.P application so far
(First time claim)

Phone to apply for pip.

Form received three weeks later, filled with help of local C.A.B advisor and returned with supporting evidence.

We have received your form text received.

Appointment letter received from capita for video appointment on 08/08/23, had it changed to telephone assessment as had a hospital appointment for that day felt it would be too stressful.

Letter received confirming new telephone assessment date for 22/08/23.

Telephone assessment prompt @ 11.45am, lovely lady although a little abrupt at times, call lasted 1 hour 35 minutes.

Contacted capita to see if report had been sent to DWP, capita confirmed report now with DWP.

Finally got through to DWP (1 hour and a half wait!) To request my report.

Text recieved been awarded pip

Phoned DWP and was told awarded standard for both.

Pip back payment in bank.

Award letter received.

Mandatory Reconsideration letter posted.

TEXT RECEIVED "You've asked us to look at our recent PIP decision again. We will write to you once we've done this. As a guide you should hear from us within 8 weeks. You don't need to contact us unless any of the details you gave have changed. Thank you."

TEXT RECIEVED "Update on your PIP claim. You asked us to look at your decision again. We expect to look at your case by 23/11/2023. You do not need to contact us unless your circumstances change. Thank you"

further evidence and GP's letter posted.

Letter received from DWP decision, keeping standard for care and increased to enhanced for mobility so a successful Mandatory Reconsideration.



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