Recovery of NHS Charges - Tariff and Cap Increases

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26 March, 2013

The Department for Work and Pensions have released details of the annual increase in the NHS tariff and ceiling on charges. The increase will take effect from 1st April 2013. The increases will apply only to injuries sustained on or after this date.

Please find attached the following table which can be used as a quick reference guide:

NHS Treatment and Ambulance Journey Charges

Accident Date
(On or after)
Out-PatientIn-PatientCapAmbulance Charge
(Per person
Per Journey)
Pre 2.7.1997£295£435£3,000-
02.07.1997£354£435£10,000-
01.01.2003£440£541£30,000-
01.04.2003£452£556£33,000-
01.04.2004£473£582£34,800-
01.04.2005£483£593£35,500-
01.04.2006£505£620£37,100-
29.01.2007£505£620£37,100£159
01.04.2008£547£672£40,179£165
01.04.2009£566£695£41,545£171
01.04.2010£585£719£42,999£177
01.04.2011£600£737£44,056£181
01.04.2012£615£755£45,153£185
01.04.2013£627£770£46,046£189


Further details can be found on the DWP website or contact Ridwaan Omar at Forbes Solicitors on 01254 662831.

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