2016/17

Key and important reference documents and links for 2016/17 for

can all be found here. In addition, a paper published in the British Journal of Healthcare Management illustrating the differences in HRG4+ compared to its predecessor, HRG4 can be viewed in either PDF format or Word format. An overview of HRG4+, the changes from its predecessor, HRG4, and the likely impact of its introduction are provided.

Delivering the Forward View

Delivering the Forward View, 2016/17-2020/21 sets out the steps to help local organisations to deliver a sustainable, transformed health service and to improve the quality of care, wellbeing and NHS finances.

Delivering the Forward View
TitleDescriptionType
Delivering the Forward View, 2016/17-2020/21 This document sets out the steps to help local organisations to deliver a sustainable, transformed health service and to improve the quality of care, wellbeing and NHS finances
NHS England Business Plan 2016/17 NHS England's Business Plan for 2016/17
CCG Funding Allocations Details the CCG funding allocations for 2016/17

Information Last Updated: 1st May 2016

National Tariff Payment System

Documentation for the 2016/17 National Tariff Payment System can be found below, with additional documentation at National Tariff Payment System 2016/17.

National Tariff Payment System
TitleDescriptionType
National Tariff Payment System 2016/17 Provides information to support the implementation and operation of the National Tariff Payment System in 2016/17
National Tariff Workbook 2016/17 The workbook that contains all the national tariff information for 2016/17
Services with National Currencies Provides additional information on services with national currencies
Locally Determined Prices Sets out the method for local modifications and guidance on the templates for local prices, variations and modifications

Information Last Updated: 1st May 2016

HRG Grouping Software

The HRG 2016/17 Local Payment Grouper alongside the key changes in 2016/17. Additional documentation can be found at HRG4 2016/17 Local Payment Grouper

HRG Grouping Software
TitleDescriptionType
HRG4 2016/17 Local Payment Grouper The grouper software that should be used to group data and derive HRGs, support data quality, conduct what-if-modelling, and assess local reimbursement that will be received under the naional tariff for the 2016/17 year
Grouper Changes 2016/17 Provides a summary of the changes made since the HRG4 2015/16 Local Payment Grouper

Information Last Updated: 1st May 2016

Contract Management

The NHS Standard Contract for 2016/17 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 2016/17 The NHS Standard Contract for 2016/17
Service Conditions 2016/17 The service conditions 2016/17 relating to the standard contract
General Conditions 2016/17 The general conditions 2016/17 relating to the standard contract

Information Last Updated: 1st May 2016

Prescribed Specialised Services

The Identification Rules and the Identification Tool (developed by the National Casemix Office) in 2014/15, will continue to be operational in 2016/17.

Prescribed Specialised Services
TitleDescriptionType
Commissioning Intentions Commissioning intentions for prescribed specialised services for 2016/17

Information Last Updated: 1st May 2016

Secondary Uses Service

Details of SUS National Tariff reference documents for 2016/17. Latest news and further guidance can be found at SUS

Secondary Uses Services
TitleDescriptionType
SUS 16/17 National Tariff Submission Timetable Timetable highlighting SUS 2016/17 national tariff data submissions
SUS 16/17 R16 User Release Note The SUS R16 User release note
SUS 16/17 PbR Extract Specification Data specifications for SUS R16 PbR Extracts

Information Last Updated: 1st May 2016

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