The January issue of NHS BSA’s Hints & Tips for contractors in England and Wales focuses on prescription charge management.
Key news items are:
- Phasing out paper prescription prepayment certificates (PPCs) application forms in favour of an online service or contact centre at: 0300 330 1341
- Replacing plastic exemption cards for prescription prepayment certificates (PPCs) and maternity exemption (Matex) certificates with paper certificates
- Reminder for patients that they can check their exemption status online.