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amullin42511amullin42511 Member Posts: 2 Listener
Hi I received a letter saying they are asking healthcare professionals involved in my care for more information even tho I sent in all the reports I had from them. Is that a good thing? 

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  • mercedesbdmercedesbd Member Posts: 109 Courageous
    It’s normal. They said they did me. No such thing never wrote to my doctor or anyone . Standard ****
  • amullin42511amullin42511 Member Posts: 2 Listener
    Oh I wondered why they would write to them when I had already sent all the reports. Did you still have to go to a face to face interview? 
  • BenefitsTrainingCoBenefitsTrainingCo Member Posts: 2,692 Pioneering
    It’s difficult to predict but best to assume there will still be a face to face assessment. Occasionally there isn’t, but it depends how detailed the evidence is & how far conclusions about what descriptors apply can be drawn from the evidence & your PIP2 form.
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  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,962 Disability Gamechanger
    It's rare for them to contact anyone but it does happen. For my daughters PIP they were contacted twice. Once when i first claimed for her and again for her recent review. After they were contacted for her review she had a paper based assessment but this is rare.
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