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LCWRA - how far back will I get the money backdated to?

InatongeInatonge Member Posts: 2 Listener
edited July 2020 in Universal Credit
I had a LCWRA assessment in April 2019 and only just won my appeal last week how far back will my money get back dated to 


  • Adrian_ScopeAdrian_Scope Testing team Posts: 7,924

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    Hi @Inatonge and welcome to the community.
    There's a waiting period of three full assessment periods from your first fit note. So, your LCWRA element should be backdated to this point.
    Do you know what date you sent in your first fit note?
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  • InatongeInatonge Member Posts: 2 Listener
    July 2018 put assessment was in April 2019
  • janer1967janer1967 Member Posts: 9,127 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi and welcome to the community, if you have been sending in fit notes all the time since July 2018 and there have been no gaps then it should be backdated to 3 months after your first sick note.

    Your note has to have covered 3 full assessment periods before you come into entitlement, so it depends on the date of your first note, and the date of your assessment period. If you can let us have this info then we can calculate for you number of months back pay
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