Help with Health Costs
Although treatment on the NHS is free at the point of delivery, there may still be some costs (for example, your journey to hospital). However, much or all of the cost can be reclaimed, which should ease any added stress. The following pages explain in full detail how to claim the money to which you are entitled. Before you sign a declaration for help with NHS charges you must check that you are entitled.
This booklet gives you information about NHS charging arrangements in England only. This is not a complete guide to the help available. For more detailed information please go to www.nhs.uk/healthcosts.
Phone 0300 330 1348 for the dental services help line
Phone 0300 330 1343 for the Low Income Scheme help line
Phone 0300 330 1341 for queries about medical exemption certificates.
Phone 0300 330 1341 for queries about PPCs.
Phone 0300 330 1349 for the prescription services help line
Phone 0300 330 1347 for queries about tax credit certificates
Phone 0300 123 0849 to order a paper copy of the HC12, HC5 and HC1 (SC) forms
For all other queries call 0300 330 1343