Changes to PPE reimbursement scheme system in NI and also deadlines very close
The Department of Health (DoH) is changing its PPE scheme to a self-procurement model with reimbursement.
The DoH has made funding available to reimburse primary care optometry practices for PPE procured for use in providing services to HSCNI patients for the period October 2020 to March 2021.
DoH funding for PPE will be capped at £1.28 per service occurrence, and claims will be paid upon production of receipts and validation of activity for the period in question.
The claim form for PPE costs against activity from October to December 2020 must be submitted no later than Friday 12 March 2021.
PPE Activity from January to March 2021 must be submitted no later than Friday 30 April 2021.
HSCB has stated that late claims will not be processed.