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New PIP rules for mental health?

Browne74Browne74 Member Posts: 3 Listener
edited September 2018 in PIP, DLA and AA
I was wondering when are they looking through people claim for people with mental health disability on pip and when is the back dated do I thought it was do in the summer I'm talking about the new pip rules for mental health thanks

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  • Chloe_ScopeChloe_Scope Scope Posts: 10,653 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Browne74 and a very warm welcome to the community! How long have you been waiting for a claim? I am unsure if new rules have been released but I could be mistaken. I hope the community is able to contribute to this more! If you need anything else then please do not hesitate to be in touch :)
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  • Browne74Browne74 Member Posts: 3 Listener
    I should be intitled to mobility under new mental health rules I get the other but not the mobility side of the thing's which I should now be intitled to it look at some website they said backdated should be in the summer 2018 wonder if it changed thanks
  • ShlblyShlbly Member Posts: 128 Pioneering
    Browne74 said:
    I was wondering when are they looking through people claim for people with mental health disability on pip and when is the back dated do I thought it was do in the summer I'm talking about the new pip rules for mental health thanks
    I saw the other day, they are now saying late summer.
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    DWP will be looking through all the claims but this will take a long time and it won't be done over night. The changes to the following and planning a journey  descriptor won't affect every. It depends how your conditions affect you.  If you're owed any backdated money then DWP will contact you, there's no need to contact them. 
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  • BenefitsTrainingCoBenefitsTrainingCo Member Posts: 2,692 Pioneering

    Browne74
    Browne74,

    As Poppy says, it's going to take a while unfortunately. The frequently asked questions about the review exercise are here. You'll see that the DWP state they have started making payments, but I haven't heard from anyone who has got theirs yet. 

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  • debbiedo49debbiedo49 Member Posts: 2,906 Disability Gamechanger
    How are the DWP going to work out whose claim needs reviewing?
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  • ShlblyShlbly Member Posts: 128 Pioneering
    How are the DWP going to work out whose claim needs reviewing?
    Don’t know but have found this, so if you have had an appeal since the judgement your case won’t even get looked at.

  • Bek85Bek85 Member Posts: 14 Listener
    What do they mean by ‘claimants that have been on the top rate of pip will not be reviewed as part of this exercise’ 
    Do they mean those on high rate for daily care won’t be reviewed to see if the changes mobility rate rules apply? 
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    Those that are claiming Enhanced for both parts. If they are claiming this then there's no point reviewing their claim because they already receive the highest rate.
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  • Pippa_AlumniPippa_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 5,851 Disability Gamechanger
    Welcome to the community, @Bek85!
  • YadnadYadnad Posts: 2,856 Member
    Those that are claiming Enhanced for both parts. If they are claiming this then there's no point reviewing their claim because they already receive the highest rate.
    Correct - if you can't access a higher award level then there is no point in wasting time  reviewing the claim.

  • Bek85Bek85 Member Posts: 14 Listener
    Ah I see I thought it meant those that are on the higher rate just for care wouldn’t be assessed for the higher rate of mobility (which sounded a little odd but the benefit system never ceases to amaze me). 
    I presumed that because I didn’t think they’d take the time to point out the obvious, that those on higher rate mobility wouldn’t need reviewing to see if the could get higher rare. 

    Thanks for taking the the time to explain. 
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    It's not the daily living part that changed, it's the mobility part.....following an planning a journey.
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  • angrymom2019angrymom2019 Member Posts: 11 Listener
    So if I claimed from dec 2015 and scored 0 on the following and planning a journey with mental health does that mean my claim should be looked at and be sue some back pay? 
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    So if I claimed from dec 2015 and scored 0 on the following and planning a journey with mental health does that mean my claim should be looked at and be sue some back pay? 
    No, i'm afraid not. They are looking at all claims that were decided on or after 28th November 2016.

    For those they are reviewing and for future reviews the overwhelming psychological distress must be extreme. They've made it harder to score points in following and planning a journey for those with mental health, not easier.




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  • Government_needs_reformGovernment_needs_reform Member Posts: 859 Pioneering
    So if I claimed from dec 2015 and scored 0 on the following and planning a journey with mental health does that mean my claim should be looked at and be sue some back pay? 

    @angrymom2019 No sorry you will not be considered as part of the review as your claim was started in 2015 and as you can see where highlighted it stated from those date when the regulations was changed wrongly by the judgement.


     
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