2013/14

Searching for Planning for Patients, Specialised Services, Payment by Results or Grouper Software in 2013/14? Key and important reference documents and links for 2013/14 for

can all be found here.

Everyone Counts

Everyone Counts, Planning for Patients 2013/14 outlines the incentives and levers that will be used to improve services from April 2013. Key documents are provided below and additional resources and information can be found at: NHS England: Everyone Counts.

Everyone Counts
TitleDescriptionType
Supporting Planning 2013/14 for CCGs Describes the processes that will be used to support planning for 2013/14 for CCGs
Planning for Patients - Technical Definitions Describes the indicators and provides the definitions and monitoring arrangements for each measure
CCG Indicator Set 2013/14 Lists all of the CCG Outcome Indicators for 2013/14.
CCG Populations Details data for CCGs including populations and running cost allowances.

Information Last Updated: 1st April 2013

Payment by Results

Payment by Results documentation for 2013/14, including Guidance, National Tariffs and Code of Conduct can be found below, with additional documentation at Payment by Results 2013/14

Payment by Results
TitleDescriptionType
Covering Letter 2013/14 Notification of the PbR Package for 2013/14 from David Flory
PbR Guidance 2013/14 Provides information to support the implementation and operation of PbR in 2013/14
PbR National Tariff 2013/14 Details all the PbR National Tariffs for 2013/14
PbR Code of Conduct 2013/14 Establishes the core principles governing the behaviours and relationships of organisations operating PbR
Maternity Pathway 2013/14 Data definitions and requirements for the new Maternity Pathway
Step by Step Tariff Calculation 2013/14 Outlines the steps undertaken in calculating the PbR Tariff 2013/14
PbR and the MFF 2013/14 Provides detailed explanation of the structure, calculation, application and scope of the MFF

Information Last Updated: 1st April 2013

HRG Grouping Software

The Local Payment Grouper software for 2013/14 alongside the key changes in 2013/14. Additional documentation can be found at Local Payment Grouper 2013/14

HRG Grouping Software
TitleDescriptionType
HRG4 2013/14 Local Payment Grouper The grouper software that should be used to group data and derive HRGs in 2013/14
Grouper Changes 2013/14 Provides a summary of the changes from LPG 2012/13 to LPG 2013/14

Information Last Updated: 1st April 2013

Contract Management

The NHS Standard Contract for 2013/14 alongside the service and general conditions can be found below. For additional and supporting information go to NHS Standard Contract

Contract Management
TitleDescriptionType
NHS Standard Contract 2013/14 The NHS Standard Contract for 2013/14
Service Conditions 2013/14 The service conditions 2013/14 relating to the standard contract
General Conditions 2013/14 The general conditions 2013/14 relating to the standard contract
Contract Changes Provides details of the key changes from the NHS Standard Contract 2012/13 to 2013/14

Information Last Updated: 1st April 2013

Prescribed Specialised Services

As from April 2013 the commissioning of Specialised Health Services will be carried out by NHS England. Key documents including the Operating Model, Identification Rules and the Identification Tool (developed by the National Casemix Office) can be found below with more resources located at Identification Tool

Prescribed Specialised Services
TitleDescriptionType
Operating Model Sets out how a single, national system will ensure patients are offered consistent, high quality services across the country
PSS Manual Technical document, describing and defining services that are to be commissioned directly by the NHS CB and CCGs
Identification Rules Definitions of specialised activity that will be identified and captured by providers of PSS
IR for Information Managers Guidance to support Information Managers on the implementation of the IR to enable the accurate collection and identification of data
PS 2013/14 Identification Tool The National Software that can be used which applies the identification rules to a supplied data set
Identification Tool User Manual Provides instructions on how to prepare and process data used the PS 2013/14 Identification Tool
Identification Code Set Workbook containing the details of the code sets and associated criteria of the presribed services identified by the Identification Tool

Information Last Updated: 1st April 2013

Information Governance

Changes in the NHS Organisation Structure from April 2013 impact on Information Governance and data flow arrangements for Commissioners. Documents here include clarification around data controller responsibilities and further reference documents can be found at Data Flows Transition Manual

Information Governance
TitleDescriptionType
IG Advisory Note Provides clarity around data controllers responsibilities from 1 April 2013
IG FAQs Frequently Asked Questions document relating to IG issues
Data Flows List and descriptions of data flows that currently exist

Information Last Updated: 1st April 2013

Secondary Uses Service

Details of arrangements for SUS processing post April 2013 can be found below, along with SUS PbR reference documents for 2013/14. Latest news and further guidance can be found at SUS

Secondary Uses Services
TitleDescriptionType
SUS Access April 2013 Letter detailing how organisations will access SUS data after 1 April 2013
SUS R13 User Release Note Describes changes and enhancements to extend functionality, improve useability and support delivery of PbR 2013/14 policy
SUS R13 Technical Guidance Technical guidance to support delivery of PbR 2013/14 policy, including transition from PCT to CCG, CDS 6.2 and Maternity Pathway
SUS 13/14 PbR Submission Timetable Timetable highlighting SUS 2013/14 PbR data submissions

Information Last Updated: 1st April 2013

Documents above are sourced from the DH, HSCIC and NHS England and information is published under the Open Government Licence