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Lcwra assessment how will my benefits be affected if I fail assessment

WernerWerner Member Posts: 13 Listener
Hi I'm current receiving lcwra universal credit, I'm due to be re assessed soon, what I would like to know is if I do fail, and they decide I'm fit for work, if I appeal the decision, how will this affect my lcwra whilst i am waiting tribunal, will I have to look for work, or will I be on the lower rate lcw? I presume I will be took off lcwra? I'm terrified of the outcome, I'm already panicking and I haven't even had a letter yet, but I did get told when I got awarded lcwra when I will be re assessed I hope someone can help me please thank you 

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  • thespicemanthespiceman Member Posts: 6,408 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @Werner   Please may I tag in my friend @poppy123456 .

    The lady has exceptional expertise and knowledge on benefit issues.

    Member of our Community Champions team, please will contact you soon.

    Please take care.

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  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    Thanks for the tag @thespiceman

    Hi,

    When you're reassessed if the decision is fit for work then you will lose the LCWRA element each month and yes your claimant commitments will change and you will be expected to look for work. If this happens then you'll have 1 month to request the mandatory reconsideration (MR)



    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.
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