Developing the national tariff

Updates on the development of the NHS payment system, including news on payment systems in development, the current national tariff payment system and supporting information, and access to past tariffs.

Latest news

Statutory consultation on proposed 2020/21 tariff closed

The statutory consultation on proposals for the 2020/21 national tariff closed at midnight on 22 January 2020.

Many thanks to all those who have responded. We are carefully considering the feedback received and will announce the results of the consultation as soon as possible.

Local variations published

We have published the local variations that have been submitted to date, using the simplified local variations template

Commissioners should submit completed templates by 30 June 2019 or within 30 days of agreement being reached.

Sign up for national tariff updates

If you'd like to be notified when we publish new information on the national tariff, please sign up for our email updates.

Current payment system, guidance and support

Access to past national tariffs

The national tariff payment system replaced the previous Payment by Results system from 2014/15. Below you can download all formal documents and policies from each previous tariff year. All consultation and other supporting documents are also available, please contact pricing@improvement.nhs.uk if you wish to access any of these.

National tariff 2016/17: documents and policies ZIP, 20.6 MB

National tariff 2016/17: documents and policies

National tariff 2015/16: documents and policies ZIP, 30.9 MB

National tariff 2015/16: documents and policies

National tariff 2014/15: documents and policies ZIP, 9.3 MB

National tariff 2014/15: documents and policies

Contact us

If you have any questions on any aspect of the tariff please email pricing@improvement.nhs.uk.

Is there anything wrong with this page?

Help us improve this website

Do not include any personal, sensitive or confidential information.