Official Statistics

Statistics to support the fourth independent review of the WCA

Statistics on assessments, decisions and methods of assessment to support the fourth independent review of the Work Capability Assessment.

Documents

Statistics to support the fourth independent review of the Work Capability Assessment

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Statistics to support the fourth independent review of the Work Capability Assessment: tables

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Detail

This release is published alongside the fourth independent review of the Work Capability Assessment (WCA), which was carried out by Dr Paul Litchfield and published on 12 December 2013. It presents further detail of the main analyses used in this report.

This release gives the previously unpublished statistics underlying the analysis in the fourth independent review report. These statistics are:

  • outcomes of initial functional assessments by Atos Healthcare advice
  • outcomes of initial functional assessments by points score in the Atos Healthcare assessment
  • claims with an outcome by method of assessment