Claiming payments

Summary table of key payments to be claimed

We would like to remind pharmacy contractors that a number of important submission deadlines are approaching to claim for various payments. Failure to make the relevant submissions on time may mean that you do not receive the relevant payments and/or fees. The table below summarises these.

Payment type How to claim Amount of payment Deadline/notes
1. End of month submission Via FP34C document, electronically, via the Manage Your Service (MYS portal) As set out in the Drug Tariff. Monthly. Paper prescriptions bundle should be dispatched to the NHSBSA no later than by the 5th of the month following that in which the supply was made. Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) dispense messages are sent within the same calendar month and claim messages should also be sent so that they are received by NHS Prescription Services no later than by the 5th of the month following that in which the supply was made.

The end of month paper prescription sorting requirements have also been updated, please read the NPA update for full details.

2. NHS Discharge Medicines Service (DMS) Essential Service MYS portal Full service ­­– £35

Partial service

Stage 1 – £12

Stage 2 – £11

Stage 3 – £12

Claims for payment should be submitted via the MYS portal no later than by the 5th of the following month in which the service was provided.

Access resources to support you in providing the service on the dedicated NPA hub page.

5. Community Pharmacy Seasonal Influenza Vaccination 2021/22 Advanced Service MYS portal A fee of £9.58/each adult flu vaccination administered (includes a contribution to cover training and clinical waste costs associated with the vaccination)Contractors will also be reimbursed for the vaccine cost at the basic price (list price) + allowance of applicable VAT.

An additional contribution towards the cost associated with off-site vaccinations.

This service is available for eligible patients until 31 March 2022.

Claims will be accepted by the NHSBSA within six months of administration of the vaccination or by 31 August 2022 (whichever date is earlier). Later claims will not be processed. Payments to contractors will be made monthly as part of their normal payment schedule.

 

Claims for off-site vaccinations should be made monthly (if applicable, as set out in the Drug Tariff).

 

6. Hepatitis C testing service/ Hepatitis C Point of Care Test (POCT) kit Advanced Service MYS portal A fee of £36 for each test carried out.

 

The cost of the kit at manufacturer’s list price plus VAT.

Monthly. You should aim to submit the claims by no later than the 5th of the following month in which the tests were performed to ensure that your claims are processed and you receive the payments in a timely manner.
7. Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS) consultations Enhanced Service

 

MYS portal £14 per completed consultation + cost of item supplied (if applicable, as set out in the Drug Tariff). Monthly. You should aim to submit the claims by no later than the 5th of the following month in which the consultations were completed to ensure that your claims are processed and you receive the payments in a timely manner.

NPA resources to support the NHS CPCS can be found here.

8. COVID-19 vaccination programme Local Enhanced Service MYS portal £12.58 is paid for each vaccination given.

Information on supplements paid for the administration of each vaccination can be found here

Claims for payment should be submitted via the MYS portal no later than by the 5th of the following month in which the service was provided.

Access resources to support you in providing the service on the dedicated NPA hub page.

9. New Medicine Service (NMS) Advanced Service Via FP34C document, electronically, via MYS portal £20-£28 for each NMS depending on the total number of patients who receive the service in one month and number of prescriptions dispensed (as set out in the Drug Tariff). Claims for payment should be submitted via the MYS portal no later than by the 5th of the following month in which the service was provided.

 

 

10. Hypertension Case-Finding Advanced Service MYS portal £440 set-up fee (one-off payment)
£15 for each clinic check
£45 for each ambulatory monitoring
Incentive fees:
• £1000 if 5 ABPMs are provided in 2021/22
• £400 if 15 ABPMs are provided in 2022/23
• £400 if 20 ABPMs are provided in 2023/24
Claims must be submitted via the NHSBSA’s MYS portal every month.

Access resources to support you in providing the service on the dedicated NPA hub page.

 

11. Smoking Cessation Advanced Service (England) MYS portal Registration – £1000

First consultation – £30

Interim consultations – £10

Last consultation – £40 (this consultation may be from and including the four-week review up until the 12-week review)

+ cost of item supplied (if applicable, as set out in the Drug Tariff Determination) plus VAT

Registration fee – one-off payment, payable following registration on MYS and declaring the pharmacy is ready to provide the service and relevant staff have completed the essential training and passed any e-assessments, if applicable.

Claims for consultations must be submitted via the NHSBSA’s MYS portal every month.

Access resources to support you in providing the service on the dedicated NPA hub page.