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If you qualify for contribution based ESA, you might qualify for free prescriptions, depending on what your total household income is or what conditions you need medication for.
In order to get free prescriptions because of low income, you need to complete form HC1. You can get the HC1 form from some healthcare settings or jobcentres, or by phoning 0845 610 1112. If you qualify for full prescription costs, you will receive a HC2 certificate.If you qualify for some help towards prescription costs, you will receive a HC3 certificate.
If he isnt able to get free prescriptions, he could apply for a Prescription prepayment certificate.
Prescription prepayment certificates (PPC) are available in England and can save you money.
PPCs are available by 10 monthly direct debit instalment payments. The certificates allow anyone to obtain all the prescriptions they need for £2 a week.
Find out more about the prescription prepayment certificate.
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