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beckyboo14
beckyboo14 Community member Posts: 21 Listener
My sister gets old style ESA and enhanced pip for care & mobility.

she tried to get premiums but was refused and said to get them would need to apply for UC. she is not sure what to do?

also on ESA letter no end date just states these amounts apply from .....

will my sisters ESA just stop..... 


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  • CockneyRebel
    CockneyRebel Community member Posts: 5,209 Disability Gamechanger
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    ESA is and ongoing award and unlike PIP does not have a finishing date. You can be reaassessed any time from three months.
    As for the premiums, you should get trained help from an advice centre near you, do not apply for UC or make any other change until you do
    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
  • steve51
    steve51 Community member Posts: 7,147 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @beckyboo14

    Good Mourning & Welcome ??

    My good friend @CockneyRebel has given you some great info/advice.

    We have got some “Benefit Advisors” on our site/community.

    I will forward your post onto them if that is okay???

    Hi @BenefitsTrainingCo

    Good morning can you please have a good look over this post for me?????

    Many thanks.

    @steve51
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,201 Disability Gamechanger
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    My sister gets old style ESA and enhanced pip for care & mobility.

    she tried to get premiums but was refused and said to get them would need to apply for UC. she is not sure what to do?

    also on ESA letter no end date just states these amounts apply from .....

    will my sisters ESA just stop..... 


    Hi,

    I previously helped you with this question on your other thread here. You said in a comment that your sister was claiming New style ESA and her claim started in May 2018. It's impossible to claim any premiums on top of New style ESA.
    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.
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