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Payment by results

The aim of Payment by Results (PbR) is to provide a transparent, rules-based system for paying trusts. It will reward efficiency, support patient choice and diversity and encourage activity for sustainable waiting time reductions. Payment will be linked to activity and adjusted for casemix. Importantly, this system will ensure a fair and consistent basis for hospital funding rather than being reliant principally on historic budgets and the negotiating skills of individual managers.

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NHS costing and cost collection

Details on Patient-level Information and Costing Systems (PLICS) , clinical costing standards for PLICS users, and reference costs.

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Contact details for the Department, Connecting for Health and the Information Centre for health and social care.

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