PbR to move to 'bundled' contracts17th November 2011
NHS commissioners could be allowed to move away from payment by results in 2012-13 in an attempt to control costs.
The Department of Health is set to signal the move with senior health service management sources expecting the NHS operating framework 2012-13 to endorse moves to bring in “bundled” or block payments. Some primary care trusts and acute trusts have already moved away from the payment by results tariff for some areas of service which has meant that PCTs are not having to pay significant extra sums as hospital activity continues to grow.
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Title: PbR to move to 'bundled' contracts
Author: Mark Nicholls
Article Id: 20366
Date Added: 17th Nov 2011