Extended travel cost scheme consultation

January 2007
Pulse;1/25/2007, Vol. 67 Issue 3, p20
The article reports on the consultation on extending the Hospital Travel Cost Scheme to cover referrals may by general practitioners and other practice staff for treatment in primary care. This is launched by the British Government to allow patients on a low income who do not need ambulance, but need to pay for the cost of travel to the hospital, to claim back their costs. Moreover, it can provide more services in primary care in the future.


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