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TOPIC: new assessment for ESA

new assessment for ESA 2 months 1 week ago #169560

Oh my gosh not again I'm still dealing with the pip one had one reconsideration and am in the process of asking for another. Would you think that they will use the medical hcp report if I sent it as it was within the last 3 months or do I have to gather myself for another fight.
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new assessment for ESA 2 months 1 week ago #169561

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lesjo wrote:
Oh my gosh not again I'm still dealing with the pip one had one reconsideration and am in the process of asking for another. Would you think that they will use the medical hcp report if I sent it as it was within the last 3 months or do I have to gather myself for another fight.

I'm afraid the assessment criteria for PIP and ESA are to different for an assessment report for one to be used for the other, you can certainly send the PIP report highlighting areas that you think are relevant to your problems in regard to ESA.

Please make use of the latest ESA Claim guides to help you complete the ESA50.

If you have further questions then please reply to this post and we will do our best to help.

Gordon
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new assessment for ESA 2 months 1 week ago #169609

Thanks Gordon, one quick question on pip how long do I have to ask for a second reconsideration, as they upheld the findings of the first reconsideration. I will send the hcp report, would you send it all or just relevent bits where esa and pip "overlap"
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new assessment for ESA 2 months 1 week ago #169620

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lesjo wrote:
Thanks Gordon, one quick question on pip how long do I have to ask for a second reconsideration, as they upheld the findings of the first reconsideration. I will send the hcp report, would you send it all or just relevent bits where esa and pip "overlap"

Send the whole report, they will think you are trying to hide negative comments if you leave bits our.

I'm sorry, I should have picked up on this last night, why are you asking for a second reconsideration? It's unlikely that you will get one unless the DWP have failed to wait for any additional evidence that you sent in.

Having had one MR the next action would be an appeal to the Tribunal Service.

Gordon
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new assessment for ESA 2 months 6 days ago #169851

Thanks Gordon, I'm going to have to appeal for pip now then, I'll look at the guides, could you tell me if the 12 month thing still applies for wrag (I thought they were going to do away with it but havent heard anything.
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new assessment for ESA 2 months 6 days ago #169868

Hi Lesjo,

Claimants in receipt of contributory ESA are still limited to 365 days of payment only if not in the Support Group. Is this what you are referring to?
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