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Request Reference: 8601 Request Date: 24 Jun 2019
Request: Dear Sir/Madam Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 [requesting organisation redacted] would like to request the following information from NHS Business Services Authority: 1. How many claims were there in Scotland for financial help with travel to receive treatment (as outlined in the HCS1 booklet: https://www.gov.scot/binaries/content/documents/govscot/publications/advice-and-guidance/2018/11/hcs-1-entitled-help-health-costs/documents/entitled-help-health-costs/entitled-help-health-costs/govscot%3Adocument/00543308.pdf) between 1st January 2018 and 31st December 2018 for: a) Cancer patients under 25 years of age b) Parents, guardians or escorts of children or young people with cancer under the age of 25 2. How many of these claims were approved? 3. What is the total cost of these payments? Please could you send this information to me via email at [requester details redacted]

Status: Complete
Response Date: 16 Jul 2019
Response: Please see attached response.