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Hi, my name is helena28!

helena28helena28 Member Posts: 2 Listener
edited January 26 in PIP, DLA and AA
Hi I was awarded indefinite pip enhanced but the year before I was denied and after being on high rate since 2007 then 2015 refused me anything 12 months later enhanced both can I get that back the money they refused and I was sick still sick 23 illnesses lupus sle rheumatoid arthritis anorexia Eupd and loads more please can someone help thanks hope all are ok through this sad time as well thanks for the join x

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  • janer1967janer1967 Member Posts: 9,256 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi and welcome 

    It all depends how you got awarded 

    Did you appeal the decision when you were refused and then get awarded at tribunal ? If so yes you should have got back pay

    Or did you accept the refusal and make a new application if so not entitled to back pay 

    Also I presume you are meaning the 12 months you lost in 2015 ? It's a long time since then to be wanting to claim the back pay 

    Usually if you are entitled to any back pay it is paid when new decision is made 
  • lisathomas50lisathomas50 Member Posts: 3,883 Disability Gamechanger
    @helena28 as far as I am aware  you wouldn't be able to claim it back but I could be wrong 

    Uou could try giving pip a ring and asking them or you could ask citizens  advice 

    Other people will comment aswel they may be able to help you more sorry I couldnt help any further 
  • chiariedschiarieds Community Co-Production Group Posts: 8,061 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @helena28 - welcome to the community, & thank you for joining. I'm sorry to read about all the problems you're facing, both health-wise & with PIP. When did you get your most recent decision letter? I ask because, if you didn't ask for a Mandatory Reconsideration at the time, you can ask them to look at it again if this was less than 13 months ago. You do have to have a reason for doing a late Mandatory Reconsideration, but if you have been too ill to do this that may be taken into account.
  • lisathomas50lisathomas50 Member Posts: 3,883 Disability Gamechanger
    @chiarieds 2015 she was refused  would she still be able to do a  mr 
  • chiariedschiarieds Community Co-Production Group Posts: 8,061 Disability Gamechanger
    I'm unsure as to when she had her most recent decision, as it was a little unclear to me as she said,' the year before.' That's why I asked this question.
  • helena28helena28 Member Posts: 2 Listener
    Hi everyone thanks for response I was ill. To Ill to cope at the time 2015 it was stopped and 2017 reinstated enhanced both I was on High and low before just stopped it when it was up also I have Eupd depression suicidal indentation I was a mess then and now I’m more capable of my life also I was fleeing DV as well so sorry to say but these factors would they help me ? Can I ask for a mandatory reconsideration thanks everyone 
  • lisathomas50lisathomas50 Member Posts: 3,883 Disability Gamechanger
    @chiarieds may be able to answer that question or @janer1967
  • chiariedschiarieds Community Co-Production Group Posts: 8,061 Disability Gamechanger
    When was your last PIP award stopped. I'm sorry, but that's the bit you haven't said. It sounds like you were awarded in 2017, so when did that stop please?
  • janer1967janer1967 Member Posts: 9,256 Disability Gamechanger
    I'm sorry but as @chiarieds said above you only have 13 months to request the MR

    Trying to appeal a decision made 6 years ago isnt possible 

    You could always check this out with welfare rights but my understanding is that it isnt possible 

    When appealing they look at how your condition affected you at the time the assessment was done and it would be impossible to make that call 6 years after 
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