To ask Her Majesty's Government what proportion of NHS expenditure on hospital services was covered by the tariff in (a) 2008–09, and (b) each of the previous two years; and what plans they have to increase that proportion and by how much in 2010–11. [HL5278]
The following table shows the percentage of primary care trust (PCT) expenditure on secondary healthcare covered by the payment by results national tariff between 2006-07 and 2008-09. There are no plans to increase this percentage in 2010-11.
Percentage of PCT expenditure on secondary healthcare covered by the national tariff
Percentage 2006-07 49% 2007-08 47% 2008-09 45%
2006-07 and 2007-08 Payment by Results market forces factor (MFF) adjustment actual outturn exercise (Stage 4)
2008-09 Payment by Results MFF adjustment draft accounts exercise (Stage 3)
2006-07 and 2007-08 audited PCT summarisation schedules
2008-09 unaudited PCT summarisation schedules