Following the announcement of changes to the second Quality Payments Scheme for 2018/19, PSNC is currently reviewing this section of the website and will be producing new guidance, where appropriate, to assist contractors to meet the criteria of the Scheme.
A Quality Payments Scheme, which forms part of the Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework, was introduced from 1st December 2016. The original version of the scheme ran until 31st March 2018 and a total of £75 million was paid to community pharmacies for meeting the specified quality criteria.The scheme was extended in March 2018 for the first six months of 2018/19, as part of interim arrangements prior to substantive negotiations for 2018/19 being undertaken. The extended Scheme had a review point in June 2018 and funding of £37.5 million.In September 2018, a new Quality Payments Scheme was announced for the remainder of the 2018/19 financial year. The new scheme has funding of £37.5 million and a review point in February 2019. Changes to the Scheme are summarised in PSNC Briefing 051/18: A summary of the second Quality Payments Scheme 2018/19.
PSNC on-demand Webinar:
Click the link to watch the on-demand version of the Quality Payments webinar: https://psnc.org.uk/our-news/quality-payments-webinar-now-available-on-demand/
For more information on the following please click here to visit the PSNC Quality Payment page:
Claiming Quality Payments
Validation and verification of claims
Declaration data for previous review points
Click the Links to the left for more information