Recovery of NHS charges – tariff and cap increase from 1 April 2017

NHS recovery of charges Coole Bevis LLP, solicitors: Brighton, Horsham, Hove, Worthing: Sussex

The Department of Health currently, through the Compensation Recovery Unit, operates a system which allows for recovery of National Health Service costs following injuries where people claim and receive personal injury compensation.

The tariff and ceiling on charges (cap) payable by Compensators for the recovery of NHS treatment and ambulance charges under the NHS Injury Costs Recovery scheme will increase from 1 April 2017.

From 1 April 2017, the maximum amount that can be charged is £49,824 and for ambulance charges the maximum that can be charged is £205 per person per journey.

If you have been affected by any of the issues referred to in this article, please contact Parisa Costigan, head of personal injury and clinical negligence department, Coole Bevis LLP for a free no obligation chat on 01403 224608 or by email parisa.costigan@coolebevisllp.com