reference cost

reference cost

A benchmark for the tariff paid for by a particular group of healthcare services in the UK under the evolving Healthcare Resource Group system, being developed by the Department of Health as part of its Payment by Results arrangements.
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For example, they fail to take into account consumer protections in the law and reference cost impacts that are 225 percent to 427 percent greater than the AEPS would even allow.
We should reference cost when we discuss treatment options with patients.
He has been the finance lead for the Welsh Risk Pool and Welsh Health Legal Services for the past five years and is currently chairman of the All-Wales Reference Cost Group.
John Hutton,a health minister, said the results of the National Reference Cost Index (RCI) survey had been sent to local health managers, who would be expected to ``take action''.
The National Reference Cost Index ranks each NHS trust by its like-for-like spending.
A second league table - the National Reference Cost Index - will rank every hospital according to its overall efficiency.
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Based on national reference costs reported by English hospitals, the total cost of treating the total 6.
A National Audit Office report in June 2011, analysing our budgets under the previous Labour Government, showed that the North East Ambulance Service already had the lowest reference costs of any ambulance trust in the country.
The reference costs also represent an average cost for each specific procedure or unit and do not necessarily represent the real cost to the hospital.
Speakers from commissioning and finance deliver the fourth session's presentations on the role and function of trust commissioning, data management and reference costs.
There is a printable budget estimate, which allows you to print your plan, along with a list of items and reference costs for the casework in your plan.