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Published on: 1st February 2022 | Updated on: 22nd January 2024

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DISPENSING COMPENSATION MECHANISM – PERIOD OF TREATMENT CHANGES

From 31 May 2022 a new claim screen will be added to NECAF to enable contractors to claim for compensation where they have seen a decrease in their dispensing items (in excess of 7%) due to a change in period of treatment.

Contractors will be asked to select which GP practices they have seen the reduction in items from and will be asked to make a declaration that:

  • The decrease is due to a change in period of treatment
  • The decrease is not due to a temporary closure
  • The decrease is not due to a change in business practice.

Contractors will need to submit a claim by the last date of the following month.

Claims for April and May 2022 should be submitted by 30 June 2022.

From 1 July 2022 onwards just a single month’s claim form will be available for claiming