PIP, DLA and AA
If this is your first visit, check out the community guide. You will have to Join us or Sign in before you can post.
Want to give us your opinion? Complete our annual survey.

Pip renewal

mumbomumbo Member Posts: 10 Listener
edited February 26 in PIP, DLA and AA
Got my renewal forms out in november 2020 got on to my mp who contacted them and it got renewed without assesment but to the inhanced rate  from standard on both .I notice the money never went up in the bank so I just called them and it's not going onto inhanced rate until November 2021 is this right

Replies

  • calcotticalcotti Member Posts: 955 Pioneering
    Doesn't sound right.
    Information I post is for England unless otherwise stated. Rules may be different in other parts of UK.
  • mumbomumbo Member Posts: 10 Listener
    I'm in England 
  • mumbomumbo Member Posts: 10 Listener
    calcotti said:
    Doesn't sound right.
    I'm in England 
  • janer1967janer1967 Community champion Posts: 8,664 Disability Gamechanger
    That doesn't sound like it is right 

    I would call back ask to speak to your decision maker and ask why it isnt being paid till then when the decision has been made 

    Have you had written decision  letter ? This should indicate when decision was made 
  • mumbomumbo Member Posts: 10 Listener
    janer1967 said:
    That doesn't sound like it is right 

    I would call back ask to speak to your decision maker and ask why it isnt being paid till then when the decision has been made 

    Have you had written decision  letter ? This should indicate when decision was made 
    I have a letter bit not to hand at the moment I will get back to you Monday. I thought that it doesn't sound right as the renewal was done in november 2020 .I know the letter does say that they will pay me my old standard rate from November to January then it says you will continue to get your benifit every month .i thought it was going in today but the guy on the phone said 2021 there is also a breakdown of what I get and it's the inhanced rate
  • janer1967janer1967 Community champion Posts: 8,664 Disability Gamechanger
    Have your letter to hand and call them 
  • mumbomumbo Member Posts: 10 Listener
    edited February 26
    I called today but was out and didn't have the letter with me I will double check it when I het home I'm sure it's an error.the guy on the phone said he had the letter there' as this was done over Christmas I'm sure he's got the date wrong
  • mumbomumbo Member Posts: 10 Listener
    janer1967 said:
    Have your letter to hand and call them 
    Could this be that I had a letter come out before the renewal letter say because of covid it had been extended to October 2021
    Then 3 weeks later the renewal forms arrived .
  • Crumbled72Crumbled72 Member Posts: 38 Courageous
    I have no idea what the heck DWP is doing during this pandemic..
     I got a letter telling me my PIP has been extended to Dec 2023.. the review was earlier in May 2023.

    Not sure that was needed, but whatever 🤷🏻‍♀️
    All you need is L❤️VE ..and oxygen 😝
  • janer1967janer1967 Community champion Posts: 8,664 Disability Gamechanger
    @Crumbled72 yes lots of people had same I had one mine wasnt due till 2025 and now extended to 2026 

    They are extending so they can concentrate on new claims and those that should have had review 

    But just because it has been extended they can review anytime 

    Some have had extension then following eerk got review forms 
  • janer1967janer1967 Community champion Posts: 8,664 Disability Gamechanger
    It shouldn't make any difference 

    My understanding is that once a new decision is made the award given is paid from then regardless of even previous award was due to end 

    In my view how can they assess you at a given time and say you are awarded based on your condition but not pay you accordingly 

    You need to call them 
  • SuziwongSuziwong Member Posts: 5 Listener
    @janer1967 I got letter in December to say that they are extending my award until December but two days later I got my review form to fill in what I was wondering was even when I send my review form back do I still get pips paid until December as I think my award ended at the end of February so do I still have it until December until I find out what my new claim is I’m enhanced on both so I’m over anxious about the form if I will lose the claim unfortunately I have this thing where I panic regarding things that I don’t even have to panic about just yet but at the minute due to the stress of the review form and filling it in correctly and constant anxiety has pushed me into a flare up of my fibromyalgia and it sucks im in so much pain 😩😩 anyone know what the answer is to me problem appreciate your help Thank you Suzi xx
  • calcotticalcotti Member Posts: 955 Pioneering
    Suziwong said:
    @janer1967 I got letter in December to say that they are extending my award until December but two days later I got my review form to fill in what I was wondering was even when I send my review form back do I still get pips paid until December 
    As long as you return the form by the required date your existing award will continue until either a new decision is made or December, whichever is sooner.
    Information I post is for England unless otherwise stated. Rules may be different in other parts of UK.
  • wilkowilko Member Posts: 2,269 Disability Gamechanger
    I put in for a change of circumstances and while my claim was being put onto their system I received an extension to my current award. I had my phone assessment and requested my assessment report and on reading it I set about preparing my MR so when the award notification letter arrived I requested an MR and sent my MR pack recorded delivery second class post 1120 am on Tuesday and the DWP received it the next day Wednesday at 1330 pm.I waited a few days rang DWP to make sure they where in receipt of it and the guy confirmed they had it.
  • woodbinewoodbine Member Posts: 3,589 Disability Gamechanger
    @mumbo you say you contacted your MP who got it increased with no assessment?
    I'm not sure how to put this BUT are you sure?
    my advice is given freely and is correct to the best of my knowledge.
  • mumbomumbo Member Posts: 10 Listener
    woodbine said:
    @mumbo you say you contacted your MP who got it increased with no assessment?
    I'm not sure how to put this BUT are you sure?
    Like it says yes was pushed without assesment. As for am I sure could you be more specific 
  • woodbinewoodbine Member Posts: 3,589 Disability Gamechanger
    I'm unsure about an MP getting an award made without an assessment, an assessment at the moment can be made by telephone or paper based.
    my advice is given freely and is correct to the best of my knowledge.
  • mumbomumbo Member Posts: 10 Listener
    woodbine said:
    I'm unsure about an MP getting an award made without an assessment, an assessment at the moment can be made by telephone or paper based.
    I came on here for advise not to be called a liar it was handed to a case manager I then got the award letter 
  • Ross_ScopeRoss_Scope Scope community team Posts: 2,972 Disability Gamechanger
    mumbo said:
    woodbine said:
    I'm unsure about an MP getting an award made without an assessment, an assessment at the moment can be made by telephone or paper based.
    I came on here for advise not to be called a liar it was handed to a case manager I then got the award letter 
    Hi @mumbo

    Hope you're well. I don't think @woodbine is calling you a liar, more just expressing surprise at the situation as it isn't something that we here of happening much, if at all on here.

    I'm glad your MP was able to help you :) 
    Online Community Coordinator

    Find out more about, and apply for, the Community Co-production Group.

    Fill out the online community's new online survey to help us improve the community.

    Want to tell us about your experience on the community? Talk to our chatbot and let us know.
Sign in or join us to comment.