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Personal Health Budgets: Quarter 4 2021-22

Summary

This publication provides Management Information (MI) for Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG) in England who submitted data on Personal Health Budgets (PHB) for Quarter 4 2021-22 (Jan-Mar 2022).

By the end of 2021-22 (March 2022) just under 125,000 people had received Personal Health Budgets in England.


No data were published for Quarter 4 2020-21 or Quarter 1 2021-22 due to COVID-19. Quarter 2 2021-22 data were published in November 2021, and Quarter 3 2021-22 data were published in February 2022.


124,964 people received Personal Health Budgets

110,952 adults and 14,012 children and young people received Personal Health Budgets by the end of Quarter 4 2021-22.

23,911 more people received Personal Health Budgets in Quarter 4 2021-22 than in Quarter 3.

 

24,224 adults were eligible for Continuing Healthcare (CHC)

NHS Continuing Healthcare (CHC) is provided to people with long-term complex health needs who qualify for free social care arranged and funded by the NHS.

22% of Personal Health Budgets were delivered as direct payments

74% of Personal Health Budgets were delivered as notional payments, 22% as direct payments, and 5% as third-party payments.

A notional payment is where the NHS arranges and pays for the care; a direct payment is where the individual receives payment to buy care and support, and arranges it themselves; and a third-party payment is where another organisation receives the payment and arranges the care.

 



Last edited: 13 May 2022 11:28 am