The maternity pathway payment system – supplementary guidance

NHS England and Monitor have published supplementary guidance to support implementation of the maternity pathway payment system by providers and commissioners in 2014/15. In particular, this document clarifies whether particular services are included or excluded from the pathway payment and provides guidance on implementing the pathway system through establishing appropriate data flows and contracting and invoicing arrangements.

The supplementary guidance can be accessed here on the gov.uk website.

Further information on the maternity pathway payment system can be found at Annex 4A of the 2014/15 National Tariff Payment System here.