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LCWRA Payments

calou Member Posts: 4 Listener
Hi, I was told on the 6/11/2020 that I have been awarded LCWRA. I was just wondering exactly when these payments would start. I first started handing in fit notes on 28/09/2020 and my assessment period is every 16th-15th of every month. 

It says on the letter 3 months after handing in fit notes and its been a while now since.

Thank you in advance ☺ 


  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 29,872 Disability Gamechanger

    The waiting period is 3 full assessment periods and then it's paid from the 4th month of your claim. So your waiting period should be as follows.

    16th September - 15th October doesn't count because evidence wasn't sent until the middle of the AP.
    16th Oct - 15th Nov = 1 month
    16th Nov - 15th Dec = 2 months
    16th Dec - 15th January = 3 months

    LCWRA starts from 16th Jan - 15th Feb so the extra  £341 is paid from this months payment and every month after that.

    Hope this helps.


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