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Pip assessment

sarah85
sarah85 Member Posts: 2 Listener
Hi all.
Am after some advice please.
I have had my atos pip assessment and am not awaiting the dwp decision.
Do you know if the dwp go by the assessors report please 
Also if i was successful is the pip paid from the date i made the first phone call please.

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 29,719 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi,

    Mostly they go with the report, it's rare to go against it. 

    If you are transferring from DLA then there's no backdated money. If it's a review of an existing PIP claim then it's from the date of the decision. If it's a new claim without transferring from DLA then it's from the date you rang to start your claim.
  • Chloe_Scope
    Chloe_Scope Scope Posts: 10,555 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @sarah85 and a very warm welcome to the community! 

    I hope @poppy123456 has been able to answer your question, please do let me know if there is anything else we can do to help. :)
    Scope

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