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HCS 1: Are you entitled to help with health costs?



Only Income Support, income-related Employment and Support Allowance, Pension Credit Guarantee Credit or JSA ( IB) count for automatic help with health costs.

Other benefits such as Incapacity Benefit, Employment and Support Allowance (Contributory) and Disability Living Allowance don't count because they are not income-related. If you have to pay health costs, check to see if you are in any of the other groups listed here. Or you might be able to get help if you are on a low income - see here.