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Health assessments for benefits Inquiry,
« on: 04 Oct 2021 07:17PM »
The work and pensions committee is calling for evidence about health assessments:-
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Health assessments for benefits
The Committee is investigating the assessment processes for health-related benefits. These include PIP, ESA, Disability Living Allowance (DLA), Attendance Allowance and Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit. The Committee is focusing on how the Department for Work and Pensions can improve the application and assessment processes for these benefits.
We’re focusing on:How DWP could improve the quality of its assessments;
  • [size=2.6rem][size=1.66rem]Lessons from the pandemic, including whether changes DWP made to the assessment processes then should continue;[/size][/size]
  • [size=2.6rem][size=1.66rem]How DWP could make applying for benefits more straightforward for claimants[/size][/size]