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Confused about LCWRA

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sparkleofamber
sparkleofamber Community member Posts: 2 Listener
So I first sent a fit note in at the end of July this year (I can’t remember the exact date). I was paid my first UC payment on 4th August. So I am paid on the 4th of each month. My assessment period is the 29th to the 28th. I had my lcwra assessment last week and was awarded it on the 17th November. I’m so confused as to when I should recieve my first payment? Thanks.

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,132 Disability Gamechanger
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    If you reported your health condition when you first claimed UC and then sent a fit note within 7 days of that then your waiting period will be.. July/Aug, Aug/Sept, Sept/Oct.. LCWRA starts from AP 29th Oct to 28th Nov and your first LCWRA payment will be Dec 4th. You are not owed any LCWRA payment.
    This is because there's a full 3 month AP waiting time and the extra money is then paid from the 4th month.
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • sparkleofamber
    sparkleofamber Community member Posts: 2 Listener
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    If you reported your health condition when you first claimed UC and then sent a fit note within 7 days of that then your waiting period will be.. July/Aug, Aug/Sept, Sept/Oct.. LCWRA starts from AP 29th Oct to 28th Nov and your first LCWRA payment will be Dec 4th. You are not owed any LCWRA payment.
    This is because there's a full 3 month AP waiting time and the extra money is then paid from the 4th month.
    I’ve just looked back and I started my claim on the 29th June and I reported my first fit note on the 28th July? Would my first LCWRA payment still be 4th December? ThNks
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,132 Disability Gamechanger
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    If you reported your health condition when you first claimed UC and then sent a fit note within 7 days of that then your waiting period will be.. July/Aug, Aug/Sept, Sept/Oct.. LCWRA starts from AP 29th Oct to 28th Nov and your first LCWRA payment will be Dec 4th. You are not owed any LCWRA payment.
    This is because there's a full 3 month AP waiting time and the extra money is then paid from the 4th month.
    Would my first LCWRA payment still be 4th December? ThNks

    Yes because you reported your fit note at the end of the July/July AP. It has to be 3 full AP.
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
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