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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 Costing Grouper and documentation, to be used in conjunction with the National 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

Consultation Grouper (C2023/24) Published 19 December 2022
PS Tool Operational (PSO 2023/24) Published 24 March 2023 
Local Payment Grouper (LP2023/24)  Published 20 March 2023 
National Costs Grouper (NC2022/23) Published 6 March 2023

Archived material

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

Last edited: 23 March 2023 11:13 am