NHS SERVICE AGREEMENT

A formal agreement between a commissioner ORGANISATION and one or more Health Care Provider ORGANISATIONS for the provision of PATIENT care SERVICES.

SERVICES may be commissioned in two ways:

The costs of a NHS SERVICE AGREEMENT accrue to the ORGANISATION responsible for commissioning the treatment.

For Commissioning Data Set messages the commissioner is identified in the ORGANISATION CODE (CODE OF COMMISSIONER) / ORGANISATION IDENTIFIER (CODE OF COMMISSIONER) field.

 

This class is also known by these names:
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pluralNHS SERVICE AGREEMENTS