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If you receive a decision letter without a prior phone call/bank payment, will it be a rejection?

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LeeA380
LeeA380 Community member Posts: 59 Connected
edited July 2021 in PIP, DLA, and AA
Is it wise to presume that if you get a decision letter through the post one morning, having NOT previously received a telephone call OR payment into your bank account, that the decision letter will be a rejection?

Because i would have thought from the moment PIP award you what you're entitled to, it would be wired through to your bank account immediately - the letter itself takes 7-10 days to arrive snail mail.

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  • janer1967
    janer1967 Community member Posts: 21,964 Championing
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    Hi there 

    It is often the case you get payment before letter but not in all cases
     the payment needs authorising maybe sent to debt management first or clearing in your account 
  • Cher_Alumni
    Cher_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 5,734 Championing
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    Hi @LeeA380

    Just to let you know, I've tweaked your thread title to help others spot your question and reply :)

    Personally, I'd think we couldn't reliably assume any specific PIP outcome until we have that decision letter in our hands but I do understand your thinking.  Are you currently awaiting a decision?
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