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July Cat M wipes £23.8m off tariff

471 prices down

June 22nd 2023

Tagged: DM Zone news England Wales

By Ailsa Colquhoun

NHS BSA has published the July (Q2) Category M adjustments. These reflect:

  • an adjustment of -£23.8m, in light of the results of the margin survey (latest result up until end of December 2022), and the phasing down of the additional £100m agreed across years 4 and 5 as part of the Community Pharmacy Contractual Framework.
  • uplifts for underlying market prices

In summary, there are:

  • 14 additions
  • One deletion: Alfacalcidol 1microgram capsules x 30
  • 154 prices are increased, with 20 by at least 50 per cent
  • 471 prices are down in price, with only one down by at least 50 per cent

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