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NHS Continuing Healthcare Refunds Process: why does it take so long?

May 15th, 2015 | CRB article

The Care Review Bureau poses the question in respect of the retrospective claims process for Continuing Healthcare. NHS Continuing Healthcare is a process that many people are unaware of and the Care Review Bureau has highlighted this point on numerous occasions and battled to raise its profile. Having established that many families have been paying […]

The Scandal of NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding

February 17th, 2015 | Huffington Post

There is an area of health care that the general public in England does not know much about and that our politicians would prefer to keep that way. Its only when you have a relative with a serious long term health condition that you discover the complex, unfair and inhumane system that you have to […]

Care Act 2014 and the cap on care costs

January 5th, 2015 | Katie Morgan from Hugh James

The Care Act 2014 received Royal Assent on 14 May 2014 and has been deemed “the most significant reform of care and support in 60 years.”  Whilst there can be no doubt that the reforms contained within the Care Act 2014 pervade social care law, whether the Care Act 2014 will prove to be the […]

NHS is to pay out £250m on backdated care cost claims

November 19th, 2014 | BBC News

A backlog of care claims is expected to cost the NHS £250m this financial year. They were made under the Continuing Healthcare scheme, which funds the care of those with complex health needs outside a hospital setting. The health ombudsman says there are 40,000 outstanding cases, with some having waited years for a decision. NHS […]

Last chance to claim cash back for care

July 1st, 2014 | South Wales Argus

PEOPLE in Gwent who are considering making a backdated claim for Continuing NHS Healthcare funding have until the end July to do so. A cut-off date was announced earlier this year by the Welsh Government for applications relating to retrospective reviews for Continuing NHS Healthcare funding for the period April 1 2003-July 31 2013. And […]