Guidance

Recovery of benefits, lump sum payments and NHS charges: technical guidance

Guidance for compensators and their representatives on the Compensation Recovery Scheme.

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The recovery of benefits and lump sum payments and NHS charges guidance is intended for use by professional and voluntary advisers, and by members of the public who want more information about:

  • the law on the Compensation Recovery Scheme
  • guidance for compensators
  • complex cases
  • reviews and appeals
  • recovery of NHS charges
Published 18 December 2013
Last updated 3 March 2017 + show all updates
  1. Added accident date 01/04/2017 figures on HTML attachment section 10.5 - NHS treatment and ambulance journey charges.
  2. Added incident date 01/04/2016 figures on HTML attachment section 10.5 - NHS treatment and ambulance journey charges.
  3. Added section 5.12 - making direct payments to CRU bank account.
  4. CRU opening hours updated - 8am to 5pm.
  5. Added new charges (effective from 1 April 2015) to table - NHS treatment and ambulance journey charges (section 10: the law - NHS charges).
  6. Added references to The Social Security regulations 2014 (Section 1: terms and abbreviations). Added references to the 2014 Diffuse Mesothelioma Payment Scheme (Section 1: terms and abbreviations). Added references to the Child Maintenance and Other Payments Act 2008 (Section 1: terms and abbreviations). Added references to Section 8A (provisions) of The Social Security (Recovery of Benefits) Act 1997 (Section 5: Guidance for claimants’ representatives, and Section 6: Reviews, Mandatory Reconsideration and Appeals). Added references to regulations 12 and 12A of The Social Security (Recovery of Benefits – lump sum payments) Regulations 2008 (Section 5: Guidance for claimants’ representatives and Section 6: Reviews, Mandatory Reconsideration and Appeals).
  7. Added revised tariff and cap (effective from 1 April 2014) to the NHS treatment and ambulance journey charges table (section 10.5 of the technical guidance).
  8. First published.