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UC said I have to get 3 payments before back pay. Has anyone else had this?

Cinnamonsally Member Posts: 1 Listener
edited November 21 in Universal Credit (UC)
I have been rewarded my lcwra and my first payment is the 24th of this month.. so u checked my uc journal and I have been giving the lcwra element of 343 with my uc but no back dated, I rang uc and they said I have to get 3 payments before I get my back pay.. has anyone else has this


  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 24,664 Disability Gamechanger
    There's a full 3 month waiting period and the extra money is paid from the 4th month of your claim, starting from when you first reported your health condition, providing you sent your fit note within 7 days of that. This means that for the first 3 months the extra money isn't paid at all. So what date exactly did you report your health condition?


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