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A reminder of the NHS Continuing Healthcare claims deadline

This news article was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

People who believe they should have an assessment of eligibility for NHS Continuing Healthcare funding are being reminded that they should apply soon.

People who believe they should have an assessment of eligibility for NHS Continuing Healthcare funding are being reminded that they should apply soon.

The deadline is 31st March 2013.

If you or a relative received care that was paid for between 1 April 2011 and 31st March 2012, were not assessed for NHS Continuing Healthcare and think you should be, you have until 31st March 2013 to contact your PCT.

NHS Continuing Healthcare is for individuals who have been assessed as needing health care which  can be provided in a range of settings, including residential care homes, (with or without nursing), or their own homes.

For more information you can read the press release.