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

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

26/05/23
Phone to apply for pip.

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

05/07/23
We have received your form text received.

06/08/23
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.

10/08/23
Letter received confirming new telephone assessment date for 22/08/23.

22/08/23
Telephone assessment prompt @ 11.45am, lovely lady although a little abrupt at times, call lasted 1 hour 35 minutes.

30/08/23
Contacted capita to see if report had been sent to DWP, capita confirmed report now with DWP.

01/09/23
Finally got through to DWP (1 hour and a half wait!) To request my report.

05/09/23
Text recieved been awarded pip

05/09/23
Phoned DWP and was told awarded standard for both.

07/09/23
Pip back payment in bank.

08/09/23
Award letter received.

09/09/23
Mandatory Reconsideration letter posted.

28/09/23
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."

13/09/23
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"

24/09/23
further evidence and GP's letter posted.

11/11/23
Letter received from DWP decision, keeping standard for care and increased to enhanced for mobility so a successful Mandatory Reconsideration.

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