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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) In development w/c 25 November 2019 TBC
Consultation Grouper (2020/21) In development w/c 11 November 2019 TBC
PS Tool Operational (PSO 2020/21) Specification pending w/c 2 March 2020 TBC
Local Payment Grouper (LP2020/21) Specification pending w/c 23 March 2020 TBC
Reference costs (RC2019/20) Specification pending w/c 2 March 2020 TBC

These dates were last updated on 11 October 2019.

Archived material

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

Last edited: 11 October 2019 1:48 pm