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Feb
10

IMPORTANT Dispensing Fee to Rise April 2020

BY GREG BULL  |  POSTED IN GENERAL NEWS

Dispensing Doctor Dispensing Fee to Rise from April 2020

According to the NHS Prescription Services website the dispensing fee is set to rise by about 20p per item from April 1st 2020. This returns the dispensing fee to a closer level to what it was before the drop of October 2019. This rise should help GP practices to recover from the past six months, where dispensing fees were cut.

Taken from https://contactcentreservices.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/selfnhsukokb/AskUs_PS/en-gb/7796/calculating-gp-payments/17479/formula-and-discount-tables-to-calculate-payment-for-a-dispensing-practice

Annex G of the Statement of Financial Entitlement states that the following table will be used to calculate the dispensing fees from 1st April 2020:

Total prescriptions calculated separately for each individual dispensing practitioner, in bands Prices per prescription in pence
Up to 456 221
457 - 570 217.9
571 - 686 215
687 - 799 212.3
800 - 914 209.7
915 - 1027 207.5
1028 - 1427 205.3
1428 - 1999 203.4
2000 - 2284 201.4
2285 - 2855 200
2856 - 3425 198.7
3426 - 3997 197.5
3998 - 4565 196.5
4566 and over 195.7