Overseas NHS visitors: implementing the charging regulations

Information for NHS bodies who need to make and recover hospital charges from overseas visitors.


Guidance on implementing the overseas visitor charging regulations

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Help and advice on the implementation of the National Health Service (Charges to Overseas Visitors) Regulations 2015, which have been amended most recently by the National Health Service (Charges to Overseas Visitors) (Amendment) Regulations 2017.

Published 1 August 2018
Last updated 20 September 2018 + show all updates
  1. Change made to the date in paragraphs 13.32 and 13.45. Since 23 October 2017 relevant bodies should only be using the risk-share agreement with commissioners in the case of treatment said by clinicians to be immediately necessary or urgent. Changes also made to the contact details for the Visitor and Migrant NHS Cost Recovery Programme on page 2.
  2. First published.