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Personal Independence Payment myth buster

The Personal Independence Payment (PIP) myth buster aims to provide reassurance on some common misunderstandings about PIP.

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The Personal Independence Payment (PIP) myth buster aims to provide reassurance on some common misunderstandings about PIP.

Published 5 March 2013
Last updated 25 June 2015 + show all updates
  1. Updated the PIP myth buster with information about extending reassessments of Disability Living Allowance claimants for PIP from 13 July 2015.
  2. Published revised PDF with reassessments for PIP starting in Canterbury and Maidstone on 27 July instead of 22 June.
  3. Published revised PDF with new postcode areas for PIP reassessments.
  4. Published revised PDF with new postcode areas for PIP reassessments.
  5. Published revised PDF with new postcode areas and details of the next roll out of PIP reassessments.
  6. Updated with information about extending the reassessment of DLA claims for PIP to new areas from 26 January 2015.
  7. Updated with information about the extension of PIP reassessment to new areas from 17 November 2014 and supporting evidence about how your disability affects you.
  8. Myth buster document updated with new information on how long to expect claims to take and new processes for special rules for terminal illness claims.
  9. Added new myths about reassessment and updated some facts due to date changes in PIP myth buster.
  10. Myth buster updated for changes following the introduction of new claims for PIP nationally from 10 June 2013.
  11. First published.