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TOPIC: Health Assessment (my journey) :-(

Health Assessment (my journey) :-( 9 months 2 days ago #225929

Gordon wrote:

Stressed wrote: I don't know if people just don't bother posting their success stories, but I've been looking around the forum and I can't find anyone that has won at the MR stage .


Have a look at the following

www.benefitsandwork.co.uk/component/sear...se=all&Itemid=100548

Gordon


Thanks
As least there's a small ray of hope. Although I think I read that only 17% of cases are successful at the MR stage.

If I end up going back on ESA at assessment rate (I still think they will try not to let me) while I continue with the appeal. Will it be backdated to when it was stopped ?

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Health Assessment (my journey) :-( 9 months 2 days ago #225970

Stressed wrote: If I end up going back on ESA at assessment rate (I still think they will try not to let me) while I continue with the appeal. Will it be backdated to when it was stopped ?


Yes, providing you have a Fit Note to cover the period.

Gordon
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Health Assessment (my journey) :-( 9 months 2 days ago #225973

Gordon wrote:

Stressed wrote: If I end up going back on ESA at assessment rate (I still think they will try not to let me) while I continue with the appeal. Will it be backdated to when it was stopped ?


Yes, providing you have a Fit Note to cover the period.

Gordon


Thanks again

I don't have any fit notes yet as I'm waiting for the MR and I was going to ask the doctor for one to send with the appeal.

Maybe the doctor will be able to date it back for me as my condition is the same on their system back then as it is now (actually a bit worse).

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Health Assessment (my journey) :-( 9 months 2 days ago #225980

Stressed

Yes, ask them for one. Backdating one should not be a problem if they have seen you regularly.

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Health Assessment (my journey) :-( 9 months 2 days ago #225983

Gordon wrote: Stressed

Yes, ask them for one. Backdating one should not be a problem if they have seen you regularly.

Gordon



Wish me luck then as it's a new doctors.

But I have regular repeat prescriptions

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Health Assessment (my journey) :-( 9 months 2 days ago #225986

Good luck

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