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NHS England/Improvement: 2021/22 National Tariff Payment System

Consultation opens
25 March - 20 April 2021
Deadline to submit comments to Together for Short Lives
13 April 2021
Deadline to submit comments to NHS England and Improvement
20 April 2021

NHS England/Improvement is consulting on its National Tariff Payment System, including its policy proposals and also the draft tariff.

The policy proposals include:

  • an introduction that sets the context for the 2021/22 NTPS and explains how you can respond to this consultation notice
  • a summary of how we have engaged with stakeholders in developing the proposals in this notice
  • an explanation of our proposals and what we expect to change from the 2020/21 NTPS.

The draft tariff sets out:

  • the scope of the tariff
  • rules for 2021/22 aligned payments and incentives
  • general local pricing rules
  • the currencies used for national prices
  • the method for determining national prices and unit prices
  • national variations to national prices
  • local variations and local modifications to national prices
  • payment rules

Please email any comments you would like to raise in response to the consultation to by Monday 13 April.

Find out more on the consultation here.

Informing our consultation responses