Why is pip taking so long 2020?
It can often take up to four months from starting the application to getting your money, though if you’re terminally ill your claim will be processed more quickly.
The reason for the long wait is partly because assessments have to be arranged and carried out to see which PIP rate you qualify for..
Has anyone won a mandatory reconsideration for PIP?
Yes, I have had a successful pip Mandatory reconsideration. My advice is to get a copy of the assessor report and then bullet point each part you wish to challenge and explain why it’s incorrect and why you do actually meet the descriptors. Do not be afraid to make it a long winded letter and challenge every point.
Is it worth appealing PIP decision?
The process can be draining but it’s worth remembering that more than half of people who appeal their PIP decision win at a tribunal. If you feel the decision is wrong, don’t be put off appealing.
What if my PIP is refused?
What can I do if I’ve been refused PIP? If you’re not happy with the decision because you have scored no points or not as many as you feel you should have, you can ask the DWP to look at your case again. This is called a mandatory reconsideration.
How many PIP mandatory reconsiderations are successful?
Recent DWP figures show that the success rate for PIP mandatory reconsiderations is 57% and for ESA mandatory reconsiderations more than 80%.
Is Pip backdated after mandatory reconsideration?
This is called a “mandatory reconsideration”. There are strict time limits for asking for a mandatory reconsideration. Ask within 1 month of the date on your decision letter. If the DWP change their decision, your benefit is backdated to the date of the original decision.