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Pip reviews. Will they cancel my claim if I miss my assessment due to COVID?

bi786
bi786 Member Posts: 53 Connected
edited December 2021 in PIP, DLA, and AA
Hello I have pip review which I cancelled once already ,they gave me another date this Tuesday an I know have COVID symptoms but haven’t done test will be doing one Tomm 
my Assasemnt is on Tuesday , if I miss it what happens will they cancel my claim 
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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 25,627 Disability Gamechanger
    Is it face to face or a telephone assessment? If it's the latter are you still able to take the call? If you do test possitive with Covid, some people have it very mild.. my daughter and son did.
  • bi786
    bi786 Member Posts: 53 Connected
    My Assasemnt is face to face 
  • bi786
    bi786 Member Posts: 53 Connected
    Hi poppy mine started 2 days ago I had temperature mild cough but I can’t smell an taste anything today 
  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Posts: 7,032

    Scope community team

    Hi @bi786 :) I can imagine this would be quite a stressful situation. I'm not totally sure on the answer, but I did find this information on mypipassessment's website:
    Yes, you can change your appointment. You can change it to another day or time. You can also change the Centre that the appointment is at. We're only allowed to change your appointment once and if you miss your appointment without a good reason, DWP may end your PIP claim. Your appointment letter tells you how to contact us to change your appointment or ask any other questions that you might have.
    Would you be able to contact them tomorrow to see whether there's anything they can do?

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