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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.


Payment Grouper

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

Costing Grouper

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

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.

Grouper development and expected publication dates


Development stage

Expected publication date

PS Tool Planning (PSP 2020/21) Published 2 December 2019 
Consultation Grouper (2020/21) Published 2 December 2019
PS Tool Operational (PSO 2020/21) Published 17 April 2020
Local Payment Grouper (LP2020/21) Version 1 Published 25 March 2020 

Local Payment Grouper

(LP2020/21) Version 2 (COVID-19)


20 July 2020

Please note this updated version subsumes and replaces V1

Costing 2019/20 Use HRG4+ 2018/19 Reference Costs Grouper  

Archived material

Visit our archive to view and download historical versions of Groupers and documentation. 

Last edited: 20 July 2020 11:06 am