Official Statistics

Incapacity benefits face-to-face assessments, 2010, quarter 4

Ad hoc statistical analysis of claimants who do not receive a face-to-face assessment for old-style incapacity benefits: DWP, 2010, quarter 4.

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Ad-hoc analysis of incapacity benefits face-to-face assessments

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This ad-hoc analysis looks at the numbers and proportions of claimants who do not receive a face-to-face assessment for old-style incapacity benefits on ESA. The analysis uses information from the following sources:

  • DWP 5% administrative data for Incapacity Benefit (IB) and Severe Disablement Allowance (SDA), May 2010
  • DWP Management Information on medical assessments completed
  • benefit claims data held by the DWP covering new ESA claims that started between October 2008 and February 2010
  • functional assessment data sourced from Atos Healthcare covering assessments completed up to June 2010

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Published 1 December 2010