Some dental care treatments may be covered by the NHS, other not. You may be entitled for total or partial refund of your dental charges.
In the below guide, we will tell you everything you need to know about dental care with NHS and you will be able to download the official PDF version of the HC5 Dental Care Claim Form to get a refund from the NHS.
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HC5(D) claim dental charges form
What is a HC5 form?
The H5C form for dental care allows you to claim for NHS dental treatment refund.
To be eligible for a refund, you must absolutely het your dental care in England.
How to fill in the HC5 Dental Form?
Each person who paid for dental charges need to fill in a separate HC5 claim form.
To get a full refund, you will need to complete the above official HC5(D) form and include all receipts of dental charges you had to pay.
If you are filling in the form for someone who can’t do so, specific Part 5A and Part 5B of the form will guide you through how to do it.
If you meet any difficulty filling in the form, you can call the appropriate help with healthcare cost NHS service at the number 0300 330 13 43 or the dental department at the number 0300 330 1348.
You may be eligible for the NHS Low Income Scheme. Check here how to fill in the HC1 claim form.
Where can I get a HC5(D) form?
You can get the HC5(D) form by downloading the official PDF form above.
When to fill in the HC5 Dental Form?
You need to make a claim to get a refund within 3 months after you paid dental charges. If you ask for a refund after 3 months, you will need to write a letter to the NHS Business Service Authority explaining why you are claiming for a refund so late etc.
We strongly advise you to ask for dental charges refund as soon as you get the receipt.
Where to send a HC5 form?
You will need to send your form together with receipts at the address: NHS Business Services Authority, Bridge House, 152 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 6SN.