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ESA SG Reassessment

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JamesMcDonald2019
JamesMcDonald2019 Community member Posts: 11 Connected
Hello, I have got a telephone call on Monday 13th May for a reassessment of my ESA (currently in the support group) but been given conflicting information. 

Answers from “why it is needed?” Or “do I need a reassessment?” All I want to know is what is the reasoning behind this, I’d just love some answers and assurance as to this. 

Please offer me advice too if needs be.

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 56,210 Disability Gamechanger
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    The majority of people have reviews so it’s completely normal. I would have expected you to have received a ESA50 form at some point in the past if this a work capability assessment. 
    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.
  • JamesMcDonald2019
    JamesMcDonald2019 Community member Posts: 11 Connected
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    I didn’t receive an ESA50 as I have already sent one last time I had an assessment, currently wondering if it’s a 3 year thing too. So much conflicting information as previously asked
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 56,210 Disability Gamechanger
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    When did you fill in your last ESA50 form? Did you have a decision on that? There's no "3 year thing" Support Group is an ongoing award until a new decision says otherwise. 
    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.
  • JamesMcDonald2019
    JamesMcDonald2019 Community member Posts: 11 Connected
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    Like I said, it was 2021 I didn’t hear back, sorry I wasn’t clear on what I meant. Didn’t know there was no “3 year wait”
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 56,210 Disability Gamechanger
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    You didn't mention anything about 2021, all you said was ..
    I didn’t receive an ESA50 as I have already sent one last time I had an assessment, 
    I can only advise based on the information you give. The reason for the assessment now is because of the form you returned back in 2021 because you didn't hear anything after returning it. 
    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.
  • JamesMcDonald2019
    JamesMcDonald2019 Community member Posts: 11 Connected
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    Hi, so just had the interview and it was due to a backlog in claims, the questionnaire they sent me back in 2021 was discussed and they needed more details and information based on how my disability affects my ability to work. The lady from the health assessment office was understanding and listened to what I said. 

    Sorry for any confusion over this topic 
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