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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It further said that the actual cost was lower than the reference cost of Rs6.
If they were prepared to confirm that the reference cost her the job she might have a case for compensation if she can show that her personnel records warrant something better.
11 If this is taken as the reference cost, hospitalisation cost for all admitted patients comes to around Rs.
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.
One of the ideas being considered is to approve only the subsidy of those coal mines, that can produce at costs below a reference cost, which would perhaps be in the 100 ECU/mt ($140/mt) order of magnitude.
33 per unit because of a better energy mix and low consumption against the reference cost of Rs8.
A second league table - the National Reference Cost Index - will rank every hospital according to its overall efficiency.
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.