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How much back.pay am I entitled to

Angelaj7765
Angelaj7765 Member Posts: 5 Listener
I have been giving in sick notes since April 2021 , I was assessed on September 18th they have told me by a letter dated 9th October  that I have have low capability for work and work related activity .They have paid me the money amount on the 23rd September of £343.64 which is my normal pay date . Am I entitled to any back payments . 

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 25,533 Disability Gamechanger
    There's a 3 full month assessment period waiting time and the extra money is paid from the 4th month of your claim. Whether you're owed any money will depend on what date you reported your health condition.
  • Angelaj7765
    Angelaj7765 Member Posts: 5 Listener
    Hi Poppy123456 
    It was the 15th April 2021 that they were first informed of my health condition . But I wasn't health assessed by the DWP until 17th September 2021 So would it be from when I notified them or from when they assessed me . 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 25,533 Disability Gamechanger
    This means that your waiting period is April/May, May/June, June/July With the LCWRA element from 17th July to 16th August and first payment being 23rd August. You received the extra money on 23rd September so they owe you 1 months money of £343.64. You don't get paid the extra money at all during your waiting period.
  • Angelaj7765
    Angelaj7765 Member Posts: 5 Listener
    Poppy123456
    Thankyou very much for your response .

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