Prescription charge – medical exemption certification

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The Department of Health and Social will temporarily suspend the re-certification requirement for existing prescription charge medical exemptions but retain this requirement for new diagnosed patients. The NHS Business Services Authority (BSA) will contact patients with existing medical exemptions that are due to expire between 16 December and 26 January and supply a new certificate extending their exemption for a further six months. Some people requiring renewals may have already received a reminder and have arranged with their GP surgery for this form to be signed. If this has not yet been done, no action needs to be taken

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