How do you get matex?

How do you get matex?

How do you get matex?

To claim free prescriptions, ask your doctor or midwife for form FW8 and send it to your health authority. You’ll be sent a maternity exemption certificate (MATEX) that lasts for 12 months after your due date. You must have a valid exemption certificate to claim free prescriptions and dental care.

What is a FW8 form?

An FW8 is the application form for a maternity exemption certificate. This form can only be completed by a GP, midwife or medical representative who has access to your medical records. The FW8 must be signed by both the applicant and their GP, midwife or health visitor completing the form.

What is a maternity exemption?

A maternity exemption certificate entitles the mother to free prescriptions: while pregnant. for 12 months after the birth of the child.

Why have I not received my NHS exemption card?

If your previous NHS tax credit exemption certificate has expired and you have not received a new certificate yet, this could be because you: are no longer entitled. have not waited 4 to 6 weeks since your assessment was completed by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC)

How do I get my maternity exemption certificate?

With our online maternity exemption service you could get your certificate straight away if you have an email address. Just ask your midwife or doctor. Otherwise, you’ll get your paper certificate in the post within 10 working days of us receiving your application.

How do you get your maternity exemption card?

You can get the Maternity Exemption application form (FW8) from your doctor or midwife. They’ll sign and send it in for you. You’ll get your certificate in the post. Show your certificate at the pharmacy when getting a prescription in England.

How do I get a FW8 form?

How do I get a maternity exemption certificate UK?

To apply, you’ll need to speak to your midwife, doctor or health visitor. They’ll complete the application for you. You can apply as soon as they confirm that you’re pregnant.

What does the NHS maternity exemption cover?

If you’re pregnant or have given birth in the last 12 months, you are entitled to: free NHS dental treatment. free NHS prescriptions, if you have a valid maternity exemption certificate.

When can I get a maternity exemption certificate?

To apply, speak to your midwife, GP, or health visitor who will complete an FW8 application form. We will send your maternity exemption certificate within 10 working days of us receiving a completed application.

What is a maternity exemption certificate?

A maternity exemption certificate: entitles you to free prescriptions. can be used to prove your entitlement to free NHS dental treatment.

Can I issue digital maternity exemption certificates on behalf of patients?

You’ll then be able to issue digital maternity exemption certificates on behalf of your patients. We are still able to accept FW8 paper applications. If you do not have an NHSmail address (an email ending with, you can view how to join NHSmail.

How do I register for the online maternity exemption service?

You can register to use the online maternity exemption service using your organisation’s email if it meets the secure email standard DCB1596. Due to the way we currently verify non-NHSmail email addresses, you cannot self-register online.

Who can apply for the NHS tax credit exemption certificate?

people who receive certain tax credits and have a low household income (NHS tax credit exemption certificates) people who apply to the NHS Low Income Scheme, including students and pensioners (HC2 certificates for full help with health costs and HC3 certificates for limited help with health costs) Check if your certificate is still valid