2017 PPRS Payment Percentage

The Department of Health has announced the level of payment due from members of the Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Scheme (PPRS) in 2017 to keep health service spend on branded medicines within the levels agreed under the Scheme.

The PPRS payment percentage for 2017 will be 4.75% which is an amount well below that which was expected from both the original expectation in 2014 (originally forecasted to be 9.92% – see Annex 3) and last years announcement (originally forecasted to be 7.80%).

The document outlining how the PPRS payment level was calculated can be found here.

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Published 5. January 2017 in News UK