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DHSC responds to the 2019 consultation on community pharmacy drug reimbursement reform

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has published its response to the 2019 consultation on community pharmacy drug reimbursement reform. The response paves the way for DHSC to move to the second phase of the consultation with PSNC with a view to implement the reforms on the following eight proposals for: Changes to...

By |November 17th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on DHSC responds to the 2019 consultation on community pharmacy drug reimbursement reform

Post Payment Verification (PPV) activity for Out of Pocket (OOP) expense claims

The Provider Assurance team, part of the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA), has started undertaking a review of Out of Pocket (OOP) expense claims. The review, commissioned by NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE&I), covers OOP expense claims submitted by contractors over two periods, between February 2019 – January 2020, and February 2020 – January...

By |November 8th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Post Payment Verification (PPV) activity for Out of Pocket (OOP) expense claims

Early advance payments for all contractors following an end to PEPS

From November 2021, all community pharmacy contractors will have the chance to receive earlier advance payments, following agreement between PSNC and the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC).  Advance payments will be made approximately 20 days earlier than the current payment timetable for contractor who make their monthly FP34C submissions through the Manage Your...

By |August 26th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Early advance payments for all contractors following an end to PEPS

Deadline extended to claim the GP CPCS engagement and set up payment

The deadline for claiming the £300 engagement and set up payment for the GP Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (GP CPCS) has been extended until 11.59pm on Wednesday 7th July 2021. This follows reports  that some community pharmacy contractors experienced difficulties submitting a claim for this payment on the NHS Business Services Authority’s (NHSBSA) Manage Your...

By |July 5th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on Deadline extended to claim the GP CPCS engagement and set up payment

PEPS payments information

Contractors signed up to the Pharmacy Earlier Payments Scheme (PEPS) will have received their payments on 1 March directly from the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) instead of the finance company Greensill Capital. Contractors have been rightly concerned by the recent news reports regarding Greensill: given the more general parlous state of community pharmacy funding,...

By |March 5th, 2021|Lexpos News|Comments Off on PEPS payments information