Guidance

Patient Level cost collection 2012/13: review and lessons for the future

Reviews the findings from the 2012/13 Patient Level Information and Costing Systems (PLICS) pilot data collection for admitted patient care.

Documents

2012/13 Patient level cost collection: review and lessons for the future

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2012/13 Patient Level Costing and Information Systems (PLICS) collection summary

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Details

This document is intended to be used by all NHS staff who are responsible for, or contribute to, the production of cost information.

It includes information that is relevant to the overall process of patient level costing and indicates where NHS providers should focus in the short to medium term.

2013/14 PLICS collection

Monitor recommends you review this document so that you can consider the recommendations relating to the 2013/14 PLICS collection and act on them where possible, before the submission window closes on 3 October 2014.

The importance of patient level cost data

Patient level cost data is extremely valuable in support of price setting, financial and operational management within NHS providers and for the NHS as a whole in understanding the cost drivers that underpin the treatment of patients across a range of settings.

Published 18 August 2014