Pharmacy contractors who are considering requesting an independent internal review for any unpaid amounts, please note this must be done within 30 days of receiving the email setting out NHSBSA’s final position/decision regarding your claim.
If you are considering appealing to NHS Resolution, please also note this must be done within 30 days of receiving the email setting out any changes to the NHSBSA determination following the independent internal review findings.
For further information regarding deadlines, please read here.
This page will provide you with direct links to key websites to support pharmacy contractors:
- Recovery of uplifts to advance payments: The uplifts to the advance payments received between 1 April 2020 and 1 July 2020 were recovered as part of the monthly reconciliation from 1 October 2021 to 1 March 2022 in six equal parts.
- Reimbursement of COVID-19 related costs: NHS pharmacy contractors in England were able to claim for additional costs incurred during the COVID-19 pandemic for the provision of NHS pharmaceutical services over a 13-month period from 1 March 2020 and 31 March 2021. Deadline to submit claims to the NHSBSA was 15 August 2021 via the claim form that was available from 5 July on the NHSBSA website.
|COVID-RELATED COSTS CLAIMS were for:
£ Additional staffing
£ Making the pharmacy COVID secure
£ IT and communications
£ Closures up to 14 days for Infection Control Purposes Notified to NHSE&I
Read the NPA update for full details.
Drug Tariff Redetermination COVID-19 costs claims appeal
To understand the COVID-19 costs claims appeal process
NHSBSA: Reimbursement for COVID-19 costs
Information from NHSBSA on COVID-19 costs reimbursement
Drug Tariff Determination COVID-19 costs
To understand what COVID-19 related costs you were able to claim for
Drug Tariff Determination advance payments
Understand the uplifts paid to your advance payments from April-July 2020 and calculate the uplift amounts you received
NHSBSA payment information
Includes payment information via the Information Services Portal (ISP) and understanding the FP34 Schedule of Payments
NPA response to PSNC announcement on COVID-19 costs
NPA chief executive Mark Lyonette statement
Overview of the COVID-19 costs reimbursement and COVID-19 recovery of uplifts to the advance payments
NPA update- COVID-19 additional costs claims process
NPA support resources and COVID-19 vaccination booster programme application deadline