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Monitor and NHS England today report that 210 out of 240 NHS trusts and foundation trusts (88 percent of all NHS providers) will move to the new voluntary tariff option (the ‘Enhanced Tariff Option’) for 2015/16. They will gain their share of the improved tariff funding made available to the NHS in December’s Autumn Statement, […]
Since the publication of the joint letter from Simon Stevens and David Bennett on 18 February setting out new information on tariff arrangements for 2015/16, NHS England and Monitor have received a number of questions about how the arrangements are expected to work. As a result, a Q&A document has been published to answer the […]
Simon Stevens, CEO of NHS England and David Bennett, CEO of Monitor have today written to providers of NHS-funded services setting out a new enhanced tariff option for 2015-16. It is worth up to £500m more to providers than the original package that was consulted on last November, which was prior to extra funding being […]
NHS England and Monitor have today published plans describing radical changes to how healthcare is paid for, which will enable the NHS to introduce new models of care. This would enable the NHS to put into practice its long-standing commitment to better integrate hospital, community and mental health care, and provide a payment system to […]
NHS England and Monitor have today launched a consultation on changes to the NHS payment system. The proposed changes for 2015/16 aim to incentivise the efficient provision of high quality care, while also encouraging the better management of an increasing demand for services. The package of proposals is an early opportunity to put into practice […]
Proposed changes to the NHS payment system for next year are designed to help maintain tight financial discipline while promoting high-quality care for patients in tough economic conditions. Proposals set out by Monitor and NHS England for the 2015/16 national tariff would also encourage a speedier expansion of innovative patterns of care to meet the […]
Monitor and NHS England are redesigning the NHS payment system so it does more for patients. We have published an update which describes for patients how the NHS payment system works now, why it is being redesigned, and how and when the new system should be better for patients. It is the first in a […]
Today Monitor and NHS England have published three documents on our proposals for the 2014/15 National Tariff: The Tariff Engagement Document, with key information on the 2014/15 National Tariff Proposals for local payment variations; and Proposals for enforcement of the tariff by Monitor and the NHS Trust Development Authority. There are three questionnaires asking for […]
Health sector regulator Monitor and NHS England are working together to reform the way NHS services are paid for. Hospitals are currently paid through the Payment by Results system, which has been in operation for nearly a decade and has delivered benefits. However feedback from the health sector is that the current system is not […]