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bens
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The Welfare Consultancy, London

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How is insurance payment for hospitalisation treated in HB income or capital or is it disregarded?

Clmt received £500.  £50 for each 24 hour period spent in hospital.

     
HB Anorak
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Disregarded as income under para 29 of Schedule 5 to the extent that they are intended to cover loan/credit card payments .  Otherwise appears to count as income