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What is an NHS CHC assessment for a Previously Unassessed Period of Care (PUPoC)?

Posted on: December 12th, 2023 by Amy
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Image courtesy of the Centre for Ageing Better age-positive image library If you think you should have been considered for NHS Continuing Healthcare (CHC) funding but were not, it may be possible to request a retrospective review of these ‘previously unassessed periods of care’ (PUPoC) and receive a reimbursement of these costs. An assessment may be made for care that the individual has funded either in full or in part, and you can raise this with your local Integrated Care Board (ICB). Click here to find your local ICB. An assessment for a Previously Unassessed Period …read more

Applying for an NHS CHC assessment for a Previously Unassessed Period of Care (PUPoC) – tips and advice

Posted on: December 12th, 2023 by Amy
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Image courtesy of In-Press Photography via the Centre for Ageing Better age-positive image library If you think you should have been considered for NHS Continuing Healthcare (CHC) funding but were not, it may be possible to request a retrospective assessment of these ‘previously unassessed periods of care’ (PUPoCs) and receive a reimbursement of these costs. An assessment may be made for care that the individual has funded either in full or in part and may be undertaken for those currently paying for their care, or for individuals who have passed away. Click here to read our …read more

2023 updates to PUPoC policy guidelines – what’s new?

Posted on: December 12th, 2023 by Amy
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This week the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) released updated policy guidelines which aim to help those submitting requests for retrospective Continuing Healthcare (CHC) funding by making clearer the application process from start to finish, and improving consistency in the way these applications are dealt with. The guidelines have been produced with input from member organisations of the CHC Alliance including Beacon, as well as other advocacy and healthcare professionals. Retrospective assessments for Previously Unassessed Periods of Care (PUPoCs) are accessible for individuals who think they should have been considered for funding at the …read more