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Charging regulations in the event of a ‘no-deal’ EU exit


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Charging regulations in the event of a ‘no-deal’ EU exit

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has written to trust and CCGs to provide more information on how updates to the charging regulations will affect how they recover costs from overseas visitors and migrants, if the UK leaves the EU without a deal, or without agreements on healthcare in place.

The changes that have been made, which will apply in England only, relate only to the UK’s departure from the EU. The DHSC has not altered any rules relating to visitors or migrants from outside the EU, nor extended charging into services that are not currently chargeable, such as accident and emergency. More....