The Health Assessment Advisory Service provides assessments on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). The format and criteria for all assessments is set out and owned by DWP. The criteria used for all benefits decisions are laid out in legislation.
Learn more about the types of benefits and how they are assessed:
- Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) and Work Capability Assessments
- Universal Credit (UC) and Work Capability Assessments
- Disability Living Allowance (DLA) assessments
- Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit (IIDB) medical assessments
- Veterans UK assessments
Personal Independence Payment (PIP) assessments
We do not carry out PIP assessments. Please visit www.gov.uk/pip(link is external) for more information on PIP assessments.