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TOPIC: CONTRIBUTION BASED ESA COMING TO AN END

CONTRIBUTION BASED ESA COMING TO AN END 6 months 1 week ago #189148

I have been placed in the WRAG i am going to request a MR but in the mean time my contribution based ESA will stop on the 28/05/17 because of the 365 days & i have been told i will not receive no more ESA payments , i have only just recieved my notification for the WRAG hence the 365 days, is there any other help ( Benefit i could claim ) Im currently receiving PIP & IIDB would they make me eligible for my free medical prescriptions.

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CONTRIBUTION BASED ESA COMING TO AN END 6 months 1 week ago #189162

David

The obvious question is whether you are entitled to Income Related ESA? ESA(IR) is dependant on your household income, your savings and assets, and any hours that your partner works. See

Asset rule for ESA(IR)

24 hour work rule for ESA(IR)

Unless you are receiving an IR benefit you have no entitlement to free prescriptions, I am concerned that your post suggests that you were.

You can either apply for an HC2 certificate based on low income or buy a Prescription Pre Payment certificate. Have a look at the following

www.nhs.uk/NHSEngland/Healthcosts/Pages/Prescriptioncosts.aspx

Gordon

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