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Reporting a change to PIP, do payments stop?

Stephenfl
Stephenfl Member Posts: 3 Listener
edited September 2018 in PIP, DLA, and AA
Hi all dose anyone know if payment stops if you report a change to pip
Thank you Stephen

Comments

  • markyboy
    markyboy Member Posts: 367 Pioneering
    Yes  you will be re assessed and get a new award so you could end up getting less
    Only report a change if you are sure that your new information is going to alter your point scoring on the descriptors
  • Matilda
    Matilda Member Posts: 2,590 Disability Gamechanger
    No.  You keep your current payments until after reassessment. 

    A a word of warning.  A lot of people have said that after reporting their disabilities getting worse they have lost not gained points!  You might want to consider if it might be better to wait until your next review.
  • dignifieddoll
    dignifieddoll Member Posts: 52 Connected
    When you say they reassess you when  you report a change of circumstances is that another f2f or do they just write back to you onlt asking as dont think could handle going through it again at for a couple years many thanks for any help on this please
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 29,749 Disability Gamechanger
    It's another face 2 face assessment as most people have them. Be very careful when reporting a worsening of condition because it doesn't mean you'll be awarded more points. I'd recommend getting advise before doing this.
  • dignifieddoll
    dignifieddoll Member Posts: 52 Connected
    Thank you for your help will give it some serious thought 

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