REVEALED: The 21 health conditions that could get you a £5,300 payout in 2023

The 21 health conditions that could get you a payout of up to £5,300 have been revealed.
The 21 health conditions that could get you a payout of up to £5,300 have been revealed.

3.16 million Brits are now receiving Personal Independence Payments of up to £5,300

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The 21 health conditions that could get you a payout of up to £5,300 have been revealed.

The Department for Work and Pensions said 3.16 million Brits are now receiving Personal Independence Payments.

PIPs help with extra living costs if an individual has a long-term physical or mental health condition or disability, or experiences difficulty doing certain everyday tasks or getting around because of a condition.

Everyday tasks include basic things such as washing, dressing, communicating and socialising.

Since September, 34,962 new people have started claiming.

New figures from the DWP show the five most common disabilities are psychiatric issues, musculoskeletal disease causing whole-body joint pains or arthritis, neurological disease , regional musculoskeletal complaints and respiratory disease.

Adults over the age of 16 who are too young to start receiving their state pension are eligible to apple for the payments.

The disability has to last for a minimum of 12 months.

Since September, 34,962 new people have started claiming.
Since September, 34,962 new people have started claiming.

New applicants must take part in an assessment in order to review how their life is impacted by the disability.

A person currently on the highest rate for daily living support will be handed £5,291 a year from April.

The full list of claimants are:

  • Psychiatric disorders
  • Musculoskeletal disease (general)
  • Neurological disease
  • Musculoskeletal disease (regional)
  • Respiratory disease
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Visual disease
  • Endocrine disease
  • Hearing disorders
  • Gastrointestinal disease
  • Genitourinary disease
  • Skin disease
  • Autoimmune disease (connective tissue disorders)
  • Diseases of the liver, gallbladder, biliary tract
  • Unknown or missing
  • Infectious disease
  • Malignant disease
  • Haematological disease
  • Metabolic disease
  • Multisystem and extremes of age
  • Diseases of the immune system