PIP assessment stopped, needs to be sorted fast — Scope | Disability forum

PIP assessment stopped, needs to be sorted fast

Lassyloo
Lassyloo Member Posts: 1 Listener
edited September 2018 in PIP, DLA, and AA
I got awarded pip until 2020 I found out I might have to have my ankle fused. I went for assessment about my leg and got 4 points and they stopped it I have PTSD manic depressive what can I do have assessment fast

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  • Ami2301
    Ami2301 Member, Community Co-Production Group Posts: 7,945 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Lassyloo
    Welcome to the community! Have you considered appealing the decision?
    Disability Gamechanger - 2019
  • BenefitsTrainingCo
    BenefitsTrainingCo Member Posts: 2,622 Pioneering

    Lassyloo
    Lassyloo,

    I'm really sorry to hear about this. The first step is to request an MR as Mike says. That's a mandatory reconsideration - you are asking the DWP to look at the decision again.

    It's useful to have an idea of what points you should have scored, and why, before you do this. You can use the PIP self-test to think about what points you should have got. 

    Try to get your mandatory reconsideration request to the DWP within a month of your decision, if you can.

    Will
    The Benefits Training Co:
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    Michael Chambers
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