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Chelseamorgs5 Member Posts: 10 Listener
Hey guys so I put my fit note in the 10/08/2020 and on the same day had a referral form to complete then on the 15th of October had a decision to be placed in lcwra so rightly assessment period begins on the 10th august 
 so I should of had payment for December 2020 and January 2021 but still nothing This is what my case manager put to me can anyone help me understand this please Am I right in saying I’m owed money or not.


  • janer1967
    janer1967 Member Posts: 13,342 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi and welcome 

    It looks to me like the date to start your claim has not yet been decided and been challenged which could be reason for not having payment yet 

    This is just my guess though 

    I would try contact your case manager through your journal or by phone as they are only one who can provide an answer 
  • Chelseamorgs5
    Chelseamorgs5 Member Posts: 10 Listener
    So regardless of when I first put my fit note in if a decision to start my claim hasn’t even been decided it could mean I have to wait a further 3 months if I do get a date or so on? 
  • Chelseamorgs5
    Chelseamorgs5 Member Posts: 10 Listener
    And do you know what 18 months prognosis plus 1 is lol
  • janer1967
    janer1967 Member Posts: 13,342 Disability Gamechanger
    It seems they are disputing if your claim 3 months waiting period should be from 10th aug or 30th sept 

    I dont know about 18 prognosis maybe it is recommended review time 

    Honestly I am no expert on this you need to speak to them 

    I am only making presumptions here 
  • BrettW
    BrettW Member Posts: 607 Pioneering
    I'd say your 18 months prognosis + 1 is that they received your medical evidence a month before they did the actual assessment so this extra month has been added on in your favour. Like Janer said above though this is just a guess and only contacting DWP will get this confirmed for you.


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