Salisbury Foundation Trust

FOI_4899

Internal Reference Number: FOI_4899

Date Request Received: 19/02/2019 08:43:23

Date Request Replied To: 25/02/2019 11:36:53

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Request Summary: Charges to overseas visitors

Request Category: Private Individuals

 
Question Number 1:
The number of patients who were charged for their care under the National Health Service (Charges to Overseas Visitors) Regulations 2015 in the financial years 2015-16, 2016 – 17, 2017 -18
 
Answer To Question 1:
2015-16 - 24
2016-17 - 13
2017-18 - 13
 
Question Number 2:
The budget estimate of the amount of income to be generated from charging patients under the National Health Service (Charges to Overseas Visitors) Regulations 2015 for the financial years 2015-16, 2016 – 17, 2017 -18
 
Answer To Question 2:
The Trust does not set income budgets for overseas visitors.
 
Question Number 3:
The actual amount of income generated from charging patients under the National Health Service (Charges to Overseas Visitors) Regulations 2015 2015-16, 2016 – 17, 2017 -18
 
Answer To Question 3:
2015-16 - £99k
2016-17 - £31k
2017-18 - £64k
 
Question Number 4:
Any Key Performance Indicators relating to the generation of income from charging patients under the National Health Service (Charges to Overseas Visitors) Regulations 2015 2015-16, 2016 – 17, 2017 -18
 
Answer To Question 4:
N/A
 
Question Number 5:
The amount of unpaid invoices associated with charges issued under the National Health Service (Charges to Overseas Visitors) Regulations 2015
 
Answer To Question 5:
Unpaid invoices relating to the above years £15k.
 
Question Number 6:
The amount of debt due to unpaid invoices for charges issued under the National Health Service (Charges to Overseas Visitors) Regulations 2015 which has been written off in the financial years 2015-16, 2016 – 17, 2017 -18
 
Answer To Question 6:
£25k
 
Question Number 7:
The number of patients who have been issued with an invoice for the provision of healthcare under the National Health Service (Charges to Overseas Visitors) Regulations 2015 prior to the receipt of treatment in the financial years 2015-16, 2016 – 17, 2017 -18
 
Answer To Question 7:
The Trust does not retain this information. Nearly all overseas visitor charges result from admissions through the A & E department.
 
Question Number 8:
The number of patients who have been issued with an invoice for healthcare under National Health Service (Charges to Overseas Visitors) Regulations 2015 but did not subsequently receive treatment in the financial years 2015-16, 2016 – 17, 2017 -18
 
Answer To Question 8:
The Trust does not retain this information.
 
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