In 2018, cost data for the 2017/18 financial year will need to be submitted as follows:
- All providers need to submit reference costs.
- Acute providers are also encouraged to take part in the voluntary PLICS collection as part of the national cost collection.
- There is no education and training collection in 2018.
- There will be pilot PLICS collections for community, mental health and ambulance services.
Preparing your collection
This covers the mandatory reference cost submission for all NHS providers and acute providers’ voluntary PLICS submission.