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Personal Independence Payment: Medical Examinations

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 17th February 2020.

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Photo of Marion Fellows Marion Fellows SNP Whip, Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Disabilities)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 6 February 2020 to Question 9726 on Personal Independence Payment: Medical Examinations, for what reasons information on the number of audited health assessment reports by audit grade carried out by Capita was not provided in that answer.

Photo of Justin Tomlinson Justin Tomlinson The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

Please find below the number of Audited files for Capita and Independent Assessment Service by audit grade for 2018 and 2019 in raw number format. The audits are a random selection and are undertaken in order for the department to measure contractual quality service levels.

Note the numbers are unpublished and rounded to the nearest 10.

Rounded

IAS (L1&3)

Jan-18

Feb-18

Mar-18

Apr-18

May-18

Jun-18

Jul-18

Aug-18

Sep-18

Oct-18

Nov-18

Dec-18

A

610

630

680

620

610

630

650

630

630

640

600

590

AF

190

160

160

150

180

170

160

170

150

140

160

220

AA

130

130

100

150

130

130

120

140

160

170

190

150

U

60

50

40

70

70

60

40

30

40

30

30

20

Total

980

980

980

980

990

980

980

970

970

980

980

980

Capita (Lot 2)

Jan-18

Feb-18

Mar-18

Apr-18

May-18

Jun-18

Jul-18

Aug-18

Sep-18

Oct-18

Nov-18

Dec-18

A

290

300

310

310

310

320

330

300

310

320

290

310

AF

80

80

70

70

60

70

70

100

100

80

100

100

AA

90

80

80

80

80

70

70

70

70

70

90

60

U

30

20

20

30

30

20

10

10

10

10

10

10

Total

490

480

480

480

480

490

490

480

480

490

490

480

IAS (L1&3)

Jan-19

Feb-19

Mar-19

Apr-19

May-19

Jun-19

Jul-19

Aug-19

Sep-19

Oct-19

Nov-19

Dec-19

A

640

630

630

640

670

620

610

610

560

640

650

670

AF

180

180

150

160

150

170

150

170

170

150

140

140

AA

130

140

160

160

130

140

190

150

200

150

150

140

U

30

30

40

20

30

50

40

50

50

50

40

30

Total

980

980

980

980

980

980

980

980

980

980

980

980

Capita (Lot 2)

Jan-19

Feb-19

Mar-19

Apr-19

May-19

Jun-19

Jul-19

Aug-19

Sep-19

Oct-19

Nov-19

Dec-19

A

320

300

320

330

320

300

300

310

320

330

340

330

AF

70

80

80

60

80

80

80

90

70

70

70

50

AA

80

90

70

80

70

80

90

80

80

70

60

90

U

20

20

10

20

20

30

20

20

30

20

20

20

Total

480

480

490

490

490

490

490

490

490

490

490

490

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