Policy paper

Ensuring fair and transparent pricing for NHS services: response to consultation

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

The Department of Health’s response to proposals for objecting to proposed pricing methodologies. The Department received…

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The Department of Health’s response to proposals for objecting to proposed pricing methodologies has been published today.

The Department received 48 responses from various parties to the consultation to help ensure fair and transparent pricing for NHS services.

The proposals summarised in this document will be implemented through a set of regulations which will be laid before parliament.

The consultation included proposals on:

  • which providers can formally object to Monitor’s way of calculating prices
  • what level of objections from commissioners and/or providers would require Monitor to: reconsider how it calculates prices, or refer its way of calculating prices to the Competition Commission, who will then decide whether or not it is appropriate.

Organisations who responded to the consultation are listed below.

Organisational responses A to I

                                      • Organisational responses L to N

                • Organisational responses O to W