National tariff payment system documents, annexes and supporting documents

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The documents here are the 2022/23 National Tariff Payment System (NTPS), which came into effect on 1 April 2022. Previous tariffs are available from our Past national tariffs page.

Since publication of the 2022/23 NTPS, changes have been made to the tariff’s cost uplift factor, with revised prices published. The prices published are:

  • 2022/23 tariff prices – published as part of the National Tariff Payment System (cost uplift factor 2.8%).
  • Inflation uplift prices – published in May 2022, uplifted to reflect additional inflation (cost uplift factor 3.5%). Applicable for all activity from 1 April.
  • Pay award prices – published in August 2022, updated to reflect 2022/23 pay award (cost uplift factor 5.2%). Applicable for all activity from 1 September.
  • National insurance change prices – published in November 2022, updated to reflect reduced national insurance contributions (cost uplift factor 4.7%). Applicable for all activity from the date of the national insurance changes.

All of these prices are included on this page. Please contact pricing@england.nhs.uk if you have any quesitons.

National tariff payment system

Summary

A set of prices and rules to help providers of NHS care and commissioners provide best value to their patients.

Document

Summary

Answers to frequently asked questions about the 2022/23 NTPS

Prices updated following change in national insurance contributions (November 2022)

Summary

Following the November 2022 reduction in national insurance contributions, this workbook contains national and unit prices that have been updated to reflect the reduced cost uplift factor (CUF). The initially published Annex A is available in the ‘Annexes’ section below.

Summary

Following the November 2022 reduction in national insurance contributions, this workbook contains non-mandatory guide prices that have been updated to reflect the reduced cost uplift factor (CUF). The initially published Annex A is available in the ‘Annexes’ section below.

Prices updated for pay award (September 2022)

Summary

Following the July 2022 announcement of the NHS pay award, this workbook contains national and unit prices that have been recalculated to reflect the increased cost uplift factor (CUF). The initially published Annex A is available in the ‘Annexes’ section below.

Summary

Following the July 2022 announcement of NHS pay award, this workbook contains national and unit prices that have been recalculated to reflect the increased cost uplift factor (CUF). The initially published non-mandatory prices workbook is available in the ‘Supporting documents’ section below.

Prices updated for inflation (May 2022)

Summary

This workbook contains national and unit prices that have been recalculated to reflect an increased cost uplift factor (CUF) following the May 2022 announcement of increased funding. The initially published Annex A is available in the ‘Annexes’ section below. After 1 September 2022, these prices should no longer be used – please use the ‘updated for pay award’ prices above.

Summary

This workbook contains non-mandatory benchmark prices that have been recalculated to reflect an increased cost uplift factor (CUF) following the May 2022 announcement of increased funding. The initially published Non-mandatory prices workbook is available in the ‘Supporting documents’ section below. After 1 September 2022, these prices should no longer be used – please use the ‘updated for pay award’ prices above.

Annexes

Summary

Further information and guidance on certain currencies (units of healthcare for which payment is made).

Summary

Guidance to support the implementation of best practice tariffs.

Summary

A description of the method used to calculate national and unit prices.

Summary

Guidance on local modifications to national prices.

Summary

Annex containing national and unit prices and related information. Updated April 2022 to clarify list of Advanced Therapy Medicial Products (ATMPs) on tab 14b.

Following the May 2022 announcement of increased funding for 2022/23 to reflect higher levels of inflation, the prices have been recalculated to reflect the increased cost uplift figure. The workbook with increased prices is published at the top of this page.

Supporting documents

Summary

Guidance on the aligned payment and incentive approach, a type of blended payment.

Summary

A guide to the market forces factor.

Summary

An introduction to the national tariff.

Document

Summary

Non-mandatory guide and benchmark prices.

Following the May 2022 announcement of increased funding for 2022/23 to reflect higher levels of inflation, the prices have been recalculated to reflect the increased cost uplift figure. The workbook with increased prices is published at the top of this page.

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2022/23 Change log

2022/23 Change log

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Summary

A list of the changes made to the national tariff documents between the statutory consultations on the proposed tariff and the final publication.

Templates and forms

Summary

Template to be used for local variations, local prices and for applications to alter aligned payment and incentive arrangements.

Summary

Please complete this form to submit nominations for changes to the national tariff high cost drugs and devices lists.