Devices Patient Level Contract Monitoring Data Set

The purpose of the Devices Patient Level Contract Monitoring Data Set (DePLCM) is to enable the interchange, in a uniform format, of monthly PATIENT level device Contract Monitoring data between all purchasers and Health Care Providers.

Overview

Introduction

The purpose of the Devices Patient Level Contract Monitoring Data Set  (DePLCM) is to enable the interchange, in a uniform format, of monthly PATIENT level device Contract Monitoring data between all purchasers and Health Care Providers. This will ensure that device Contract Monitoring and reporting is consistent, comparable and fit for purpose across all commissioning ORGANISATIONS.

The Devices Patient Level Contract Monitoring Data Set  is a PATIENT level report containing PATIENT identifiers relating to High Cost Tariff Excluded Devices. Its purpose is to substantiate and provide detail to the information contained within the Aggregate Contract Monitoring Data Set (ACM).

Scope

The scope of the Devices Patient Level Contract Monitoring Data Set  is all NHS-funded MEDICAL DEVICES  not reimbursed through the  National Tariff Payment System, as defined in the NHS England   National Tariff Payment System  High Cost Devices list and any High Cost Devices not associated with a National Tariff, provided to PATIENTS for all NHS commissioners.

This covers:

Note that the totality of expenditure in the Devices Patient Level Contract Monitoring Data Set  must be equivalent to the aggregate monetary value shown relating to High Cost Tariff Excluded Devices  in the Aggregate Contract Monitoring Data Set.

Submission

The Devices Patient Level Contract Monitoring Data Set  is submitted on a monthly basis to the respective Data Services for Commissioners Regional Office  (DSCRO) as nominated by each commissioning function in line with the dates documented in the data submission timetable within Schedule 6 of the  NHS Standard Contract.

The completed monthly Devices Patient Level Contract Monitoring Data Set  should be transmitted using the NHS Digital Data Landing Portal  (DLP).

For further information on the Devices Patient Level Contract Monitoring Data Set, see the NHS England  website at: Directly commissioned services reporting requirements.

Mandation

The Mandation column indicates the recommendation for the inclusion of data.

  • M = Mandatory: this data element is mandatory and the technical process (e.g. submission of the data set, production of output etc) cannot be completed without this data element being present

  • R = Required: NHS business processes cannot be delivered without this data element

  • O = Optional: the inclusion of this data element is optional as required for local purposes.

Data Set Constraints

For guidance on the Data Set constraints, see the Devices Patient Level Contract Monitoring Data Set Constraints.

Specification

SUBMISSION HEADER

To carry the submission header details.One occurrence of this group is required.

Mandation

Data Elements

M

FINANCIAL MONTH

M

FINANCIAL YEAR

M

DATE AND TIME DATA SET CREATED

M

REPORTING TYPE INDICATOR

DEMOGRAPHICS

To carry the demographic details of the patient.One occurrence of this group is required.

Mandation

Data Elements

R

WITHHELD IDENTITY REASON

R

NHS NUMBER

R

LOCAL PATIENT IDENTIFIER (EXTENDED)

R

POSTCODE OF USUAL ADDRESS

R

PERSON BIRTH DATE

R

AGE AT ACTIVITY DATE (CONTRACT MONITORING)

R

PERSON STATED GENDER CODE

R

ETHNIC CATEGORY

COST AND PRICING DETAILS

To carry the cost and pricing details.One occurrence of this group is required.

Mandation

Data Elements

M

UNIT PRICE (SUPPLIER)

M

UNIT PRICE (COMMISSIONER)

M

VALUE ADDED TAX CHARGED INDICATOR (CONTRACT MONITORING)

M

TOTAL COST

Also Known As

This data set is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Also known as DePLCM
Short name Devices Patient Level Contract Monitoring