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Downloads - Groupers and tools

Download the latest HRG4+ Costing or Payment Groupers and the latest Prescribed Specialised Services Tool, along with their supporting documents.

Expected publication dates

2017/18 Reference Costs Grouper and documentation suite - week commencing 19 March 2018.

2018/19 Updated Local Payment Grouper (no design change from 2017/18), updates to grouper usability only - week commencing 26 March 2018.


Costing Grouper

Download the latest Reference Costs Grouper and documentation, to be used in conjunction with the national reference cost collection.

Payment Grouper

Download the latest products and documentation, related to the National Reimbursement System.

Prescribed Specialised Services (PSS) tool

Download the latest version of the tool, which is commissioned by NHS England Specialised Commissioning to apply their specification of the most current version of the identification rules.

Archived material

View historical versions of Groupers and documentation. These sections are hosted on The National Archives website.

Archived Costing Groupers

Archived Payment Groupers

Archived Prescribed Specialised Services tools


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