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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.

Informing our consultation responses