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Reinstatement of Enhanced Rate of PIP

jsmith8899
jsmith8899 Member Posts: 32 Connected
Just opened a letter from the DWP today and found they wont be changing my rate of PIP from when it finished on the 19th of Jan, which was the Enhanced Rate, though for some reason havent paid my usual ESA  as they normally would but is probably just a database error again on the phone to them to sort that out and get them to reinstate the Severe Disability part of ESA as well.

Really so happy I can't believe they did that as I though if anything they'd just say the Standard Rate of PIP

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  • woodbine
    woodbine Member, Community Co-Production Group Posts: 7,725 Disability Gamechanger
    Always good to hear good news
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  • janer1967
    janer1967 Member Posts: 16,386 Disability Gamechanger
    Great news and thanks for sharing
  • Cher_Inactive
    Cher_Inactive Posts: 4,400 Scope online community team
    @jsmith8899 That sounds like very welcome news, many thanks for updating us :)
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  • Adrian_Scope
    Adrian_Scope Posts: 8,576 Scope online community team
    Great news @jsmith8899. Did you manage to get the issue with your ESA resolved? It could be that when the PIP decision fed through they've paused it to reassess premiums etc.
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  • leeCal
    leeCal Member Posts: 6,452 Disability Gamechanger
    Good news congratulations ?

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  • jsmith8899
    jsmith8899 Member Posts: 32 Connected
    Yeah really thought I wasn't going to get it at all since were a few things I missed out by pure accident, did make notes about various things in the run up to the telephone assessment, though were a few minor things I may in a way disagree with stunned completely the rate stayed the same.

    Be good when I get the SDP backdated as well and the ESA will go back to how it was before, really happy all in all of course, was incredibly lucky the assessor liked to according to her take time proper time to do assessments was really great

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