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Esa through universal credit

DiabeticTanya
DiabeticTanya Member Posts: 4 Listener
hi I had an ESA medical assessment 6 weeks ago and I’m still waiting for the decision. How long does it usual take? 
Do you get a phone call or a letter? 

Its making me even more anxious and stressed waiting for it. 

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 23,907 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi,

    There's no time scales for decisions, it depends on backlog in your area. You may receive a phone call before the decision is made but not always. If they don't ring then you'll receive a letter in the post. As you're claiming UC then you may have a message on your journal.

    If you live in the UK you can ring UC and request a copy of the assessment report to be sent to you. This will give you some idea what the decision is likely to be because they mostly go with the report.
  • DiabeticTanya
    DiabeticTanya Member Posts: 4 Listener

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