Payment by results 2012-13: change to cardiac rehabilitation post-discharge tariff

Source: Department of Health, Payments by results guidance for 2012-13, p 42

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Date of publication: 16 February 2012

Publication type: Guidance

In a nutshell: The post-discharge tariff is mandatory in 2012-13 in respect of the care of patients of trusts providing integrated acute and community services. Where services are not integrated, the tariffs can be used in local negotiations for joint commissioning of post discharge care pathways. It is anticipated that the tariff will be mandatory in 2013-14, and that PbR will eventually cover the whole cardiac rehabilitation pathway, not just the first 30 days post discharge.

Length of publication: 1 page

Some important notes: Please contact your local NHS library if you cannot access the full text. Follow this link to find your local NHS library.

Acknowledgement:  NHS Improvement Heart eBulletin, 5 March 2012

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