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Jazzyb Community member Posts: 2 Listener
Help I'm totally confused. Was awarded LCWAWRA in Oct backdated to 4th Aug. UC assessment periods are 26th to 25th. When will I get my first payment? I assumed Aug-Sept, Sept-Oct, Oct - Nov and first payment in Nov-Dec.. Case manager is useless and now says first payment in Dec - Jan payment.. 


  • chiarieds
    chiarieds Community member Posts: 16,103 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Jazzyb - & welcome to the community. Was 4th Aug when you rerported your health condition & supplied a fit note? Also have your fit notes been continuous until you got your LCWRA decision?
    If so, then the 3 months waiting period you've shown is correct, but as the LCWRA element is paid in arrears, it's due from assessment period 26 Nov -25 Dec, & first payment would be in the following assessment period.
  • Jazzyb
    Jazzyb Community member Posts: 2 Listener
    Yes fit notes all up to date. Thanks for clarifying.. Case manager never ever mentioned payment in arrears. It's so confusing. Why do they make it so difficult 


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