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Coronavirus: 1st September 2020 Sees CCGs Gear Up To Reintroduce Assessments & Appeals

CCG assessments & appeals due to restart from 1st September 2020. Following recent Government guidance, Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) have been preparing to restart their assessment and appeals to determine eligibility for NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding (CHC) with effect from 1st September 2020. CHC is a free package of care funded by the NHS which […]

What is NHS Continuing Healthcare? An overview of the assessment and appeal process

What is NHS Continuing Healthcare? Did you know that if your relative has healthcare needs, they may have all their care and accommodation paid for in full, free of charge, by the NHS, and such funding is not means-tested? This funding is known as NHS Continuing Healthcare (or ‘CHC’ for short) –a pot of funding which is available for individuals with intense, complex and […]

Covid-19

Covid-19 – We would like to reassure our clients throughout this difficult period that our team will still be on hand to provide our normal level of service, and should you be in the position where you need to speak to us about your case please do not hesitate to contact us. We are continually […]

Why are the NHS wasting cash on CHC retrospective claims?

Why are the NHS wasting cash on CHC retrospective claims? Farley Dwek have a wealth of experience in retrospectively recovering care home fees that have wrongly been paid following incorrect, improper or flawed assessments for NHS Continuing Healthcare Funding (‘CHC’ for short). Here are a couple of recent examples where we have successfully recovered significant […]