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GPs asked for additional evidence in a third of benefit claims, show Government figures

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The article states that the DWP only requests medical evidence where 'face-to-face' assessment is 'clearly unnecessary'. Surely this can be only a very small minority - the way I understand it, most are assessed? If someone is not capable (or deemed necessary) to even undergo an assessment, surely GPs would want to support them?

Posted date

03 Apr 2014

Posted time

11:37am

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