Approved Costing Guidance 2022 – prescribed guidance and tools

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The 2022 Approved Costing Guidance contains all the prescribed guidance and tools required to submit costing data in summer 2022.

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Outlines how we ask NHS providers to use the costing standards in the financial year 2022/23 for those mandated for PLICS. In addition, it explains how to use the collection guidance to submit cost data in 2022 (for financial year 2021/22).

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Summarises the changes to the 2022 Approved Costing Guidance.

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Outlines the three principles which will enable you to have a solid framework to construct your costing data in conjunction with the standards and collection guidance. The principles aim to improve the accuracy, consistency and relevance of costing in all NHS organisations in England.

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Recommendations for the implementation of costing standards for financial year 2021/22 as a result of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in England. This is version 2 which takes into account the changes made to the national Provider Finance Return for 2021/22 and was added on 28 April 2022.

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A resource that defines costing terminology used in the Approved Costing Guidance and supporting documentation.

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Costing Diagram 2022

Costing Diagram 2022

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  • 1 pages

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Overview of the main costing process.

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Information requirements and costing process standards describe the information you need to collect for costing and the main costing process you should follow. These are for the acute, mental health and community services sectors.

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Information requirements and costing process standards describe the information you need to collect for costing and the main costing process you should follow. These are for ambulance providers.

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Standards for high volume or value services or departments. To be implemented after information requirements and costing processes. These are for the acute, mental health and community services sectors.

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Standards for high volume or value services or departments. To be implemented after information requirements and costing processes. These are for ambulance providers.

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An overview of, and introduction to, the guidance to be used by NHS providers for submitting National Cost Collection data.

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How to obtain and record your cost quantum for the National Cost Collection.

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The National Cost Collection Guidance Volume 3 is  for acute, mental health, IAPT and community services providers and describes the collection process for submitting their activity and cost data in the National Cost Collection workbook.

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The National Cost Collection Guidance Volume 4 is for ambulance providers and describes the collection process for submitting their activity and cost data in the National Cost Collection workbook.

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Supports the implementation of the integrated standards by providing required information that is best presented in Excel format. Applies to the acute, mental health and community services sectors. This version (5.1) was added on 20 April 2022.

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Supports the implementation of the integrated standards by providing required information that is best presented in Excel format. Applies to ambulance providers.

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Integrated transition path

Integrated transition path

  • Microsoft Excel
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The transition path is a timetable prioritising the costing standards & datasets for the different NHS provider sectors. It is used by trusts and the Costing Assurance Programme to provide a framework for the implementation of new requirements. Applies to the acute, mental health and community services sectors.

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Ambulance transition path

Ambulance transition path

  • Microsoft Excel
  • 52 KB

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The transition path is a timetable prioritising the costing standards & datasets for the different NHS provider sectors. It is used by trusts and the Costing Assurance Programme to provide a framework for the implementation of new requirements. Applies to ambulance providers.

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Sets out the data fields and format required by NHS Digital for the PLICS submission. Applies to the acute, mental health and community services sectors. This version (1.2) added 20 April 2022.

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Sets out the data fields and format required by NHS Digital for the PLICS submission. Applies to ambulance providers. This version (1.2) added 11 May 2021.

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This is the final version of the integrated DVT business rules and was added on 20 April 2022.

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This is the final version of the ambulance DVT business rules and was added on 20 April 2022.

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This is the final web version of the NCC integrated workbook and shows all available tabs and the layout of the workbook. Prior to the collection an SDCS compatible version will be available to download from SDCS; trusts must use that version to make their aggregate submission for the NCC. Date published 20 April 2022.

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This is the integrated schema for the 2022 National Cost Collection.

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Trust Mandation Listing

Trust Mandation Listing

  • Microsoft Excel
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A list of NHS trusts and foundations trusts with mandated year for PLICS submission. Trusts that are transferring or acquiring new healthcare services, or are planning to merge with other trusts, should let the costing team (costing@england.nhs.uk) know so that the appropriate support can be offered. New version added 31 January 2022.

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This zip file contains all of the above 2022 Approved Costing Guidance documentation in one file.