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NHS Continuing Healthcare Refunds: is the NHS Needlessly Wasting Money?

January 21st, 2014 | Press Release

Care Review Bureau reveal delays in Continuing Healthcare refunds result in avoidable interest charges. The Care Review Bureau has recently discovered how NHS local authorities are needlessly spending NHS funds on substantial interest payments that are becoming due on NHS Continuing Healthcare refunds. ¬†Families who have successfully pursued the NHS for a refund on wrongly […]

Suffolk family expecting substantial refund of monies paid for family members

November 28th, 2013 | Press Release

Care Review Bureau overturn Clinical Commissioning Group funding decision. A family from Ipswich have recently been successful in pursuing a retrospective claim for NHS Continuing Healthcare after an Independent Review Panel appointed by NHS England overturned a decision by the former Suffolk Primary Care Trust not to award Continuing Healthcare funding to a terminally ill […]

Tens of thousands of families face a battle of up to 14 years to recover wrongly charged care costs

March 13th, 2013 | dailymail.co.uk

Tens of thousands of families face a battle of up to 14 years to recover crippling fees that their elderly relatives were wrongly charged for nursing care. Desperate families have flooded local primary care trusts in England with more than 60,000 claims to win care home funding enied to loved ones. Under little-known rules, the […]

Thousands of Families to lose right to reclaim wrongly paid care home fees

June 14th, 2012 | journalism.co.uk

People who think that they or a relative have been wrongly denied NHS funding for residential or nursing care need to act quickly to beat the deadline, with just a matter of months left to lodge their appeals. As many as 75% of elderly people will lose the right to reclaim wrongly paid care home […]

Solicitor warns of care fees refund deadline

June 7th, 2012 | ftadviser.com

Thousands of Britons could miss out on refunded nursing care fees ahead of a deadline for applications, solicitor Simon Janaway has warned. Mr Janaway, who works for East Sussex-based Adams & Remers, said many people who had received long-term care privately and had paid thousands of pounds of fees were actually eligible for NHS continuing […]