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Drug Tariff Part VIII

Detailed information on Part VIII of the Drug Tariff. 

Category M prices

Changes to Category M reimbursement prices in Part VIIIA of the Drug Tariff

The Department of Health and Social Care is announcing that from 1 July 2021, medicine margin will be adjusted downwards by £48.9 million per quarter (circa £16.3 million per month) through Category M reimbursement prices.

Category M Prices - Quarter 2 July 2021 (Excel:46KB)Category M Prices - Quarter 2 July 2021 (CSV:40KB)

Previous copies of Category M prices

The Department of Health and Social Care is announcing that from 1 April 2021, medicine margin will be adjusted upwards by £10.4 million per quarter (circa £3.47 million per month) through Category M reimbursement prices.

Category M Prices - Quarter 1 April 2021 (updated) (Excel:48KB)Category M Prices - Quarter 1 April 2021 (updated) (CSV:40KB)​​​​​​

The Department of Health and Social Care is announcing that from 1 January 2021, medicine margin will be adjusted upwards by £27.2 million per quarter (£9.07 million per month) through Category M reimbursement prices.

Category M Prices - Quarter 4 January 2021 (Excel:40KB)Category M Prices - Quarter 4 January 2021 (CSV:40KB)

The Department of Health and Social Care is announcing that from 1 October 2020, medicine margin will be adjusted downwards by £23.3 million per quarter (£7.77 million per month) through Category M reimbursement prices.

Category M Prices - Quarter 3 October 2020 (Excel:41KB)Category M Prices - Quarter 2 July 2020 (Excel:41KB)​​​​​​

Category M reimbursement prices are being increased by £15 million per month from 1 June 2020. This is outside of the usual 3 monthly cycle for Category M reimbursement price updates.Category M Prices - June 2020 (Excel:40KB)​​Category M Prices - Quarter 1 April 2020 (updated) (Excel: 40KB)Category M Prices - Quarter 4 January 2020 (Excel: 40KB)​​​​​​Category M Prices - Quarter 3 October 2019 (Excel: 40KB)

Category M reimbursement prices are being amended from 1 August 2019.

This is outside of the usual 3 monthly cycle, where Category M reimbursement prices are updated because the Department of Health and Social Care, with the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee’s agreement, is increasing Category M reimbursement prices by £15 million per month.

 

This is informed by medicine margin survey and will be kept under review.

Category M Prices - August 2019 (Excel: 39KB)Category M Prices - Quarter 2 July 2019 (Excel: 40KB)Category M Prices - Quarter 1 April 2019 (Excel: 39KB)