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Am I being paid the right ESA and how long for a decision?

crazybeecrazybee Member Posts: 7 Listener
Iv sent back the form i wase asked to fill in anyone know how long it takes to get a repky bk thank you

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  • steve51steve51 Community champion Posts: 7,175 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @crazybee

    Good Evening it’s great to meet you today!!!!!

    Can you please let me know what the form was for???

    I can then assist you further?????
  • crazybeecrazybee Member Posts: 7 Listener
    Its to check weather thayv been paying me the right type of esa after it wase swapped over from incapasity benifit from 2014 its not a new claim its because thay owe some claiments money x
  • steve51steve51 Community champion Posts: 7,175 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @crazybee

    Sorry yes it’s part of the payments owed from the crossover from your “Incapasity Benefit”

    Please please let me know know you need any further help????
  • crazybeecrazybee Member Posts: 7 Listener
    Iv sent the form bk hv u any idea how long it  takes before thayblet u no a disicion stevie and thank yu for ur help escuese the grammer my eyes are bad n meds hv kicked in x
  • steve51steve51 Community champion Posts: 7,175 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @crazybee

    No probs, I have just had a look 👀 for you but there doesn’t seem to be any info at all Sorry 😐 don’t worry about the grammar!!!!
     I only possess one eye 👁 nowadays following my “Stroke”
  • Pippa_ScopePippa_Scope Member Posts: 5,856 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @crazybee, and welcome!

    Waiting times can vary according to where you live, but hopefully some of our members will be able to advise further. Fingers crossed for the outcome you're hoping for!
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi,

    12 weeks is the approximate waiting times for the assessment for Income related top up.
    Community champion and proud winner of the 2019 empowering others award. This award was given for supporting disabled people and their families for the benefit advice i have given to members here on the community.
  • crazybeecrazybee Member Posts: 7 Listener
    Thats norm for a new claum im allready getting it im just waiting to hear weather thayv underpaid me for past 4yrs since thay swapped over from incapasaty bennifit xx
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    crazybee said:
    Thats norm for a new claum im allready getting it im just waiting to hear weather thayv underpaid me for past 4yrs since thay swapped over from incapasaty bennifit xx
    A new ESA claim takes about 3 weeks, not 12. I'm afraid the time i stated above of 12 weeks is the correct time frame for the underpayment decisions.
    Community champion and proud winner of the 2019 empowering others award. This award was given for supporting disabled people and their families for the benefit advice i have given to members here on the community.
  • crazybeecrazybee Member Posts: 7 Listener
    Ok thank you 
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