The reimbursement system for NHS-funded care: an evaluation
An analysis of the current ways of paying NHS providers for the care they give patients.
This report is an assessment of how well the current system of reimbursement for NHS-funded care works and whether it is fit for purpose. It also identifies areas where reimbursement mechanisms can be improved.
The reimbursement system includes payment by results (PbR), block contracts and local tariffs, which are used to fund acute, mental health and community care.
Published 23 February 2012